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Thousands of trees are struck by lightning every year. These trees will have varying degrees of damage ranging from complete shattering and destruction of the tree, to a slow lingering death, to virtually no apparent damage at all (Figure 1).
The increased hurricane activity predicted for future decades has serious implications for the important work of Montgomery Botanical Center (MBG).
This Plan is intended to outline plans for preparing for emergencies and for immediate response and short-term recovery efforts in an emergency.
Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.
Mulch is often applied in landscape planting beds for weed control, but little research has focused specifically on mulch and preemergence (PRE) herbicide combinations.
When you receive notice of a hurricane that has the potential to impact your area, it’s important that all individuals and cultural institutions prepare for possible strong winds, heavy rain, and flooding.
Supplemental lighting can enhance yield when sunlight is limited, as in winter. As the effect
of frequent cloudy or rainy days in other seasons on plant growth and yield remains unclear,
Engaging the public in sustainable actions is essential for reaching local and global sustainability goals.
U.S. urban land increased from 2.6% (57.9 million acres) in 2000 to 3.0% (68.0 million acres) in 2010. States with the greatest amount of urban growth were in the South/Southeast (TX, FL, NC, GA and SC).
For the November/December 2017 issue of Museum magazine, Elizabeth Merritt, director of the Alliance’s Center for the Future of Museums, invited contributors to explore one specific future that might result from existing limits and challenges playing ou