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Boxwoods: The Good, the Bad, and the Alternatives
Diversification of urban forests is essential to enhance their resilience to future biotic
threats as well as those posed by a changing climate. Arboreta and botanic gardens
To keep pace with the increasing impacts of climate change, people across the country are planting more and more trees. But how will you track these trees to make sure you get the optimal return on this investment of time and resources?
In 2018, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Seed Bank (MARSB) and the University of Maryland
Extension conducted an internet survey of the native plant and seed user community throughout
Positive interactions between people and nature inspire behaviours that are in harmony
with biodiversity conservation and also afford physical and mental health benefits.
The United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 calls for “strong global partnerships and cooperation” to support the other SDGs.
Field monitoring of urban trees is essential to learn how urban forests change over time. Many arborists and urban forest managers worldwide seek to understand how their tree systems are faring in terms of growth, health, and mortality. The Urban Tree G
Palms (Arecaceae) are a relatively speciose family and provide materials for food, construction, and handicraft, especially in the tropics.
The guide provides a detailed the native plants of New York that are crucial for supporting native specialist bees; including, where the region or habitat the plant occurs naturally, date of bloom, color of bloom, plant structure, how to obtain seeds an