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Shade in the City

So– I’ve lived in my house for 21 years now, and I’ve never desired an air conditioner.

Two years ago, during our excessive stretch of 95+++ heat that enveloped our state and places beyond, I did buy a window unit for the living room, as my son was home during the days and I did not want him to suffer. 746 more words

Va., W.Va., Md. Schools Advancing Urban Forestry

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A multistate 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. 229 more words

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La Brea Corridor Planning Study

North East Trees received a grant from the State’s Natural Resources Agency to conduct a planning study focused on the S. La Brea Ave. corridor from the intersection at Exposition Blvd.  454 more words

Parks

Root apical meristems

Got my research question more or less cemented down – for the curious, I’ll be studying the operations, management best practices and challenges of UEC tree give-away programs in context of their institutional connections/networks and their organizational structure – so now I’m working on dreamin’ up some survey questions that will really get me some solid or otherwise interesting answers. 405 more words

Confronting the Shadow

Second in a series

Consciousness shift is one thing, but what do we do about systemic ills?

I asked Julia Bystrova of Transition US about the governmental corruption holding us back from systemic policy-level changes—the big changes we are going to need, if we have a prayer of surviving the linked crises facing us. 368 more words

Resilience