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Conifers are commonly planted in North America to provide year-round screening, as windbreaks or as focal trees in the landscape.
Despite the importance of bees, there is a gap in the public's understanding of them.
Employers are desperate to fill a labor shortage on the front lines in urban forestry, yet struggle to source and retain a sustainable workforce.
The impacts of climate change on health as well as the societal responses to climate change are varied and significant.
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.
Universities are beginning to grapple with the complexities of teaching sustainable development, but traditional institutional structures and limited resources can make it hard for them to offer programs that combine all these aspects.
SERC serves to collect and host teaching resources, many vetted through a peer-review system, on a wide variety of disciplines and topics.