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Are you interested in planting trees in your neighborhood, better understanding how trees grow and thrive, or determining which species of tree grows best near you? We’ve compiled research, knowledge, and tips here so we can all work towards greener, healthier communities.

Trees with Knees

Cupressaceae, the conifer family, includes some of the world’s most ancient trees, some dating back to over 150 million years ago. Famous members of this…

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Hurricane Preparedness

Tropical storms hit our country’s coast almost every single year. These storms often cause extensive damage to our rural coastlines and even our more inland…

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The Case for Shade

By Gwen Kozlowski, Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program On a hot summer day, it’s hard to resist the shade of a large tree. Planting…

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