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Paul Redman, President and CEO, Longwood Gardens
Julie Moir Messervy, Founder and Principal, Julie Moir Messervy Design Studio
With increased intensification in cities throughout the world, urban trees are often at risk of becoming damaged by construction impacts, such as utility trenching or pavement / sidewalk repair.
The past few months have highlighted the importance of parks and nature in cities.
The Earth's climate is changing.
As the number of local climate adaptation plans has rapidly grown during the past ten years in
response to increasing threats of climate change, cities and various organizations offer new insights
Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina has put together a storm preparedness plan in anticipation of more frequent extreme storms.
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.
An ever-growing, international body of research points to many human health and wellness benefits that result from nearby nature experiences. But what about trees?
The most comprehensive disaster plans cover the four facets of the emergency management cycle—prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery—which correspond to before, during, and after a disaster.