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Aftermath - healthy trees needlessly destroyed in Long Branch

Several healthy mature trees at 2 Twenty Seventh St, rendered unsafe during excavation on the property, were removed yesterday. Initially, tops were cut off them to mitigate immediate hazard. 168 more words

Neighbourhood

VIDEO: Pop Up Forest In NYC - An Ingenious Use Of Public Space

What do you get when you put creative thinkers, designers, urban planners and conservationists together? In Manhattan, you get Pop Up Forest – an upcoming three week long exhibition that will transform a public space in Times Square into a wild forest. 38 more words

Philosophy

Spatial Patterns of Exposure to Tree Pollen in Cities

BEH investigator Gina Lovasi has recently worked with colleagues from Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) on a systematic review of how tree pollen levels vary spatially within cities (available at… 371 more words

Urban Forestry

Evidence Based Investment in Public Spaces

Through the development of numerous initiatives directed at transforming green spaces across the city, the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) has improved the quality of life for New Yorkers. 444 more words

Urban Forestry

Urban Nature: How to Foster Biodiversity in World’s Cities

by Richard Conniff: Yale Environment 360. As the world becomes more urbanized, researchers and city managers from Baltimore to Britain are recognizing the importance of providing urban habitat that can support biodiversity. 15 more words

Forestry

Planting for success

Here are six tips from a DNR urban forester on how to properly care for your trees. Well-cared-for trees provide a lifetime of benefits.

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Western Red Cedar approaching the question of tree health- tree looks

As an arborist, I observe non-diseased living trees as healthy when they express a vigorus green canopy. There are exceptons to this rule, but we can’t be certain about the exceptions without data collected over time. 227 more words

Urban Forestry