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Cities Throw Shade at Rising Heat

To cool the “urban heat islands” that they’ve become, cities are planting trees and more trees.

Rudy Lane is a two-lane road that curves through the leafy suburb of Windy Hills east of Louisville, Kentucky. 53 more words

City Of Portland

Spring Cleanup Boise

The City of Boise kicks off Spring recyclable pick up in or around April of every year! The information below is as current as we’ve found. 273 more words

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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

Sustainability

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

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