Sustainable Cities Need Trees

Sustainable Cities Need Trees

Trees Promote Health and Climate Mitigation By Isabella Kaminski, The Developer Governments love a good tree-planting scheme, because they’re popular and always hit the headlines. The latest source of funding, announced by former environment secretary Michael Gove in...
Sustainable Cities Need Trees

Trees Promote Public Health

Green Space Also Fights Global Warming Studies have shown that natural environments can enhance health. But how much could a tree in the street or a nearby neighborhood park improve our health? Several scientists examined this issue by studying the relationship...
Sustainable Cities Need Trees

Portland Defends Trees To Defend City

Urban Forests Benefit Citizens, Cities Property owners in Portland need to think twice before chopping down trees. A new city tree code took effect in January. It brings new protections to trees on both public and private property, along with stricter regulations and...
Sustainable Cities Need Trees

Urban Forestry Vital For Cities

Urban Deforestation, Reforestation A multi-state team from universities in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland are working to advance the profession of urban forestry. The team led by researchers at Virginia Tech has launched Urban Forestry 2020. The project aims to...
Sustainable Cities Need Trees

History Lessons Growing In Trees

Trees Represent History, Future A unique tree-planting program would like to put a piece of history in your yard. The Famous & Historic Tree Program is an environmental education concept combining contemporary conservation with our nation’s heritage. Young trees...
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