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Trees mean business

Guest blog by Kathleen L. Wolf, PhD,  a research social scientist at the University of Washington, Seattle. More information about this and related studies can be found at the Human Dimensions of Urban Forestry and Urban Greening website. The USDA Forest Service has...

How trees and business signage can live in harmony

When you consider how you want to spend your day, does a treeless strip mall or shady leafy-canopied shopping area sound better? The fact is that people are drawn to inviting and attractive areas to do their pleasure and even errand shopping. Research shows consumers...

Trees make businesses better

A sunny Saturday about a month ago, I had a slew of errands to run. It was beautiful outside and this seemed like an annoying way to spend the day. I realized I had two choices: 1) go to the strip mall or big box department stores or 2) go to my beautiful, tree-lined...

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Cool Parks! A remarkable day in Santee, CA with over 300 volunteers and the best partners! Thank you everyone!
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Ethiopia just made a massive step towards addressing the addressing the climate crisis. According to a government minister, in a single day, about 350 million trees were planted in the East African country. This effort is part of an Ethiopian…
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NORCAL Tree Professionals. There is no better time to take your career to the next level. A local Arborist Certification Prep Course is now available in Sacramento. The course consists of 8 classes, held from 6:00 - 8:30 pm on Thursdays, beginning September 19 through November 14th, except for October 31st. Classes are at Sierra 2 Center.

Enroll in the Arborist Certification Prep Course at www.TreeTestPrep.com

Class size is limited to 40 students.
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UPDATE 4/18/19: This scholarship is closed and no longer taking applicants. If you or someone you know is interested in a job in the trades — such as plumbing, electrical work or welding — former “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe is offering a scholarship program through his charitable foundation ...

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