Forest Digest: Week of August 14, 2017

Rio is falling behind on their environmental goals, but Montana is powering ahead. Canada is burning and Poland is storming, both resulting in endless forest destruction. Read more forestry news in this week's Forest Digest.Read More

Live in a City? Bring Nature to You

August 16th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Are you a city-dweller with an affinity for the outdoors? Look no further! Here’s how to bring nature to you when you’re living in an urban area.Read More

Trees and Hedges Keeping Cities Healthy

August 3rd, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

At this moment, a bus is emitting pollutants into the air of a city. And at this moment, the leaves and branches of a tree are helping to clean that air up. Read more to learn about why we need urban trees and greenspace to keep our air clean.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

Urban Heat Islands (Not a Vacation Spot)

July 7th, 2017|Tags: |1 Comment

Cities tend to be hotter than their surrounding areas, but why? The culprit: the urban heat island effect. It explains everything from hot, black pavement to smoggy, sunny days in the city. Read more to find out what it is and how to stop it.Read More
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