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TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm

The TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm at Richland College provides up to 7,000 trees per year to the community through programs like “Tree the Town.” The trees end up at schools, on parkways and medians, and in other public spaces. 374 more words

TREES BURIED ALIVE: Is Quezon City really Metro Manila’s green lungs?

Text and photos by Annie Ruth M. Calambacal

I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree
A tree whose hungry mouth is prest… 432 more words


Getting to Know Brian Skinner, our Council VP

Can you tell us about your childhood influences that foreshadowed getting interested in arboriculture and urban forestry, and about your education? Brian: Both my grandfathers were heavy into gardening, and I spent many a day helping them with vegetables, fruit, and flowers. 978 more words

Member Profiles

Warmer weather initiates beautification season in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — If you are planning on doing some spring planting, it’s about time to start. Crews in Overland Park have started putting trees in the ground as part of an initiative to promote forestry in the city. 241 more words


'The Hitchhikers Guide to Urban Forestry'

Seminar by Tim Hall from the Woodland Trust, Scotland.

Before this seminar, I have to be completely honest and admit I had never been familiar with ‘urban forestry’ and never took into account the importance around this subject – the real importance of nature, the everyday aspects that are forgotten or ignored, and those who are managing it, and us. 759 more words

An Emblem for a New Blog

Welcome to the first post of the TAKING ROOT blog! This is a place for members of the NYS Urban Forestry Council to share ideas and successes and get to know one another. 150 more words


DNR weekend reading: Earthquake lights, tallest trees, and more

Here are links to articles about recent research, discoveries and other news about forests, climate, energy and other science topics gathered by DNR for your weekend reading: 272 more words