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Tree planting can help communities achieve many resiliency goals such as cooling heat islands, reducing stormwater floods, and building neighborhood cohesion.
The United Nations has established a new decade, beginning in 2020, focused on the power of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
This webinar will introduce extension agents to concepts of urban ecology, which addresses the intricate relationship between humans and urban trees, air, water, soil, wildlife, and more.
Concern over the use of pesticides in public areas, such as schools, daycare centers, and parks, has prompted some state and local governments to severely restrict or ban pesticides in these locations.
This professional research project conducted a case study of the Green Streets Program
(“GSP”), a volunteer program of street garden maintenance provided by the City of Vancouver
North America’s agricultural and natural landscapes are vital to feeding humanity—they are home to many populations of important food plants and their wild relatives.
Academic campuses across the Great Plains can serve as landscapes for teaching and learning about native flora of cultural importance with regard to food, medicine, and lifeways.
Increasing evidence indicates that nature exposure is associated with lower mortality, improved stress, mental health, attention, and mood. This evidence is driving a trend in nature prescription programs.
More than 450 scientists from around the world recently released findings showing that up to one million species may become threatened with extinction.
This paper focused on providing evidence from the literature regarding the physiological health benefits associated with plants, thereby influencing the physiological, psychological, and cognitive well-being constructs affecting quality of life.