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Spring Landscaping Tips: Plant a Forest, Lower Your Bills

March 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Spring is here, and it's time to begin planning your spring landscaping and gardening projects. If you’re passionate about increasing forests, decreasing your carbon footprint and saving money, these tips are for you!
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In Search of 141 Million Acres of Urban Forest

  • Tree-framed skyline

March 2nd, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

136 million acres. This number has been a common reference in urban forestry for a number of years. But, that number is believed to be increasing, possibly reaching 141 million acres. So, let's take a look at what this potential 141 million acres comprises.Read More

A Forest a Day…

  • Walking in a forest

March 1st, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Humans have lived out in the natural environment for most of our long existence. Thus, the relatively recent switch (in the scheme of 5 million years!) to indoor living isn’t optimizing our bodies’ ability to thrive. Learn some of the ways in which, when you get out in a forest, you truly revitalize your mind and body.Read More

Why We No Longer Recommend a 40 Percent Urban Tree Canopy Goal

  • Tree Canopy

January 12th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

It's about time we answer one of our most frequently asked questions in regards to urban forestry. Discover what recent research and technology say regarding more updated recommendations and target goals for urban tree canopy and why American Forests no longer recommends the 40 percent rule.Read More

Creating Urban Forests in the Deserts of the Southwestern U.S.

  • Tempe, Ariz

December 28th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

When most people think of forests, the American Southwest isn't necessarily the first region of the country that comes to mind. Discover the importance of urban forests for desert cities in the southwest and learn how we are working to mitigate the urban heat island effect with more trees and greenspaces in these cities.Read More
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