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The Science and Practice of Managing Forests in Cities

The past few months have highlighted the importance of parks and nature in cities.

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6/30/20
CommuniTree: A Model for Engaging Communities in Tree Planting and Maintenance Projects

Tree planting can help communities achieve many resiliency goals such as cooling heat islands, reducing stormwater floods, and building neighborhood cohesion.

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4/13/20
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

This presentation reveals how gardens efforts have helped surpass the goals of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge! 

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3/13/19
Urban Cemeteries as Public Gardens

Mount Auburn, Laurel Hill, and Green-Wood, all established in the 1830s in Boston, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn respectively, were the first three “rural cemeteries” in the nation.

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7/9/17
Public Gardens as Sensible Beacons of Plant Invasion

Invasive plant species can grow in natural areas even as they are commercially available throughout that region.

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9/24/16