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Trees: Good for Jobs and the Economy

 Guest blog by Kyle Anderson of Express Employment Professionals (EEP), a staffing agency with over 600 offices in the United States. Whenever companies are in need of new employees, Express takes care of recruiting, screening, and interviewing potential workers....

It’s hot in the city

It's 86°F outside the city, but not far away, in the downtown area without trees, temperatures are significantly hotter—in the 90’s—people are sweltering, air conditioners are on full blast, sidewalks are being damaged, air pollution is up. This is becoming an...

10 Myths about Trees

Here at Invest from the Ground Up headquarters, we hear a lot of tree myths floating around.   Read on to learn about some common misconceptions about trees. Myth 1:  Anyone can plant a tree correctly! Truth:  It’s true anyone can plant a tree, but to growing a...

Trees Reduce Energy Costs

Did you know that just three trees properly placed around a house can save up to 30% of energy use? Staying cool can be a matter of life or death Summer’s here and that means picnics, pools and peaches but it also means HOT days.  Last week, my neighbor commented to...

Invest From the Ground Up launches in Bakersfield!

There’s no denying we’re in the heat of summer.  With temperatures rising over 100 degrees, Bakersfield is literally baking in the summer sun! There’s no better time of the year to give thanks to trees for the cooling effect they have on our homes and streets.  While...

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Four billion: that's the number of birds that will fly across the United States this fall. We used radar images and Big Data analyses to estimate the numbers of birds that come and go during migration, meaning we can also get a first impression of the birds' overall survival. Read more about this brand-new research:
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If you live in a big city, you may have noticed new buildings popping up — a high-rise here, a skyscraper there. The concrete jungles that we've built over the past century have allowed millions of us to live in close proximity, and modern economies to flourish. But what have we given up by moving...
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Nature heals trauma by giving us a chance to be together outside. Nature is inclusive—we all belong there. https://t.co/yuZ3fv87lG
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“From cradle to grave, there is compelling evidence that human beings need to be in natural settings,” Dr Razani. https://t.co/aA6k2hQRQY
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Dr Razani, speaking at our conference & pediatrician @UCSFChildrens prescribes nature for health. See the schedule https://t.co/rBlHWq7HBe
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Update: Dr Jackson has been called to DC to advise on ACA. Dr Razani, prescribes nature, is our new closing speaker. https://t.co/bRioVI4Jhn
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Entries close at midnight tonight for our awards for excellence in Urban Forestry. Don't miss out. https://t.co/OvmDcnywnn https://t.co/0Rko5kzjeo InvestInTrees photo
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Entries close at midnight Monday for our awards for excellence in Urban Forestry. You can even nominate yourself. https://t.co/EJMnRHmXgR https://t.co/kpsqb4SYef InvestInTrees photo

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