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Identifying Suitable Trees For Urban Heat Management In Face Of Global Warming

by Deniz Korman

Global ambient temperatures keep rising year by year, and urban areas specifically experience higher temperatures compared to rural areas due to lower vegetation coverage and increased emissions. 443 more words

Climate Change

Metro Council To Begin Review of Proposed Tree Ordinance

In December Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant-Hamilton (D-5) introduced an ordinance relating to Louisville Metro trees. Adoption of such an ordinance was the very first of 41 recommendations in the 2015 Louisville… 396 more words

Metro Council Business

New Year of Environmentalism in Monroe County

Happy New Year!

I can’t believe it’s been a month; time really flies around the holidays. I hope yours went as well as my family’s! 268 more words

Monroe County

Workshop: Selecting the Right Tree

Join Julie Fukuda with Urban Forestry as she showcases species that perform well in our region. Flowers, fall color, diversity, and fruits and nuts for wildlife are just a few characteristics that will be covered at this FREE workshop!   18 more words

News And Events

Watershed Health

watershed n.

  1. A ridge dividing the areas drained by different river systems.
  2. The area drained by a river system.

 Webster’s New World Dictionary of the American Language, 1964… 893 more words

The City of Portland Is Trying to Map All the Trees In the City

If you ever wanted to find every single tree in Portland but didn’t know how, Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry has a solution for you: a map of, you guessed it, (almost) every single tree in Portland.

Source: Willamette Week

Willamette Week