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My hometown for the last nine years used to have a beautiful downtown area called The Village.

There were mature trees every three to five parking spaces, and I do mean parking spaces, as shown in this photo from Google Maps: 496 more words


Urban Forestry 2020: looking for the next generation of urban forestry leaders

Yesterday I participated in Urban Forestry 2020’s meeting at the University of Maryland. Urban Forestry 2020 is a three-year study funded by the US Forest Service through the… 196 more words


Western Red Cedar - Hazard Tree Analysis

Many PNW conifers have been evaluated recently for hazard tree conditions.  This may be due in part to concerns of storm events on trees and homes but also to a heightened awarness of tree health by clients.   318 more words

Urban Forestry

A Sweat Lodge for Healing

Many months ago, I was asked by a good friend, if I would consider building her a sweat lodge. She may have been impressed by my hand-built wooden boats sitting around the home, but I deferred the question to the peoples who inhabited the Northwest during it’s tribal bloom…  They could steer her toward a correct lodge.   191 more words

Ecological Restoration

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


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


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