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An Urban Tree Canopy (UTC) assessment, which provides a measure of a community’s tree canopy cover, is important for understanding the extent of a community’s forest or tree resource.
It is now almost three years since world leaders agreed to chart a course towards a better, more prosperous future for the planet and all its people.
The first TGI report, published in 2015, identified eight critical gaps slowing the transfer of stress-adapted trees from upstream research to forest owners and managers. The gaps fell into three categories: Innovation, Policy, and Markets.
Learn about how to evaluate sites that are ideal for urban tree health and growth and resources and tools on how to better assess these sites.
Check out this exciting webinar that covers which cities around the world are considered "green" and have a significant amount of green spaces and forest cover and what impact that is having on the economy, people, and environment.
Check out this exciting webinar that covers the impacts trees in urban areas can have on climate change and the role they can play in mitigating adverse impacts.
New research shows that trees communicate with one another and share nutrients through their roots! They need each other. In urban areas, trees also help us with health, economic and social benefits. They are part of our culture. We need them.