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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


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

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Spring semester has begun, and it is promising to be one best described as “overflowing.” I am taking a fuller course load and hoping to be more involved with a few volunteer activities, so my weeks are looking to be filled past capacity, but in a good way. 889 more words

What are Trees Good For?

Who thought of apples?  I did.  You can grow apples in Texas.   Who thought of Medina?

Well, as you probably know, trees are good for many things.   267 more words