urban forestry

Guest Blog: Making the Case for Investing in Trees

To build support for urban forestry and earn recognition for community investments, we need to define the value of trees in precisely the terms people care about.

The Many Benefits of Urban Trees

Last week I read a fascinating article about urban forestry, which argued that strategically reforesting a 1.5-square-mile area in Houston could help reduce ozone pollution in the city. Using weather data and computer models, researchers estimated that a freshly-grown forest could remove as much as 310 tons of ozone from the atmosphere over the course […]