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Forest Digest: Week of July 24, 2017

July 30th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

What makes a landscape “scenic”? What cheap fix for deforestation have researchers just discovered? How does a single tree affect city weather? Read more to find out.Read More

8 Best National Park Campgrounds in the U.S.

July 25th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

If a national park adventure is in your future, you’re sure to find the perfect campground for you on this list — from ultra-primitive sites to cabin glamping!Read More

Forest Digest — Week of July 17, 2017

Climate change threatens to wipe out not one, but two beloved animal species, and a major bank challenges a palm oil company’s plans to deforest thousands of hectares of rainforest in Papua. Here’s what you need to know this week in Forest News.Read More

Healing Plants You Can Forage

July 20th, 2017|3 Comments

Interested in plant medicine? You might already have a medicinal garden growing wild in your backyard! Read more to discover healing plants you can forage in parks and greenspaces near you.Read More

More Than a Utility

Would you be surprised to learn that an electric utility is a significant restoration organization? The Massena Electric Department understands that urban canopy is key to a healthy community, and has justifiably won awards for nine straight years. Find out more insideRead More
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