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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.

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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Trees and Stormwater Runoff

April showers bring May flowers…and a lot of urban stormwater runoff.  There is plenty of published research that shows that with increased urban development comes…

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Woodpeckers Hungry for EAB

Photo courtesy James R. Holland,         Citizen scientists in Detroit, MI have contributed expansive data to help tackle ecological problems. Volunteers of…

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