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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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Could trees, swings and bike paths make kids good at math?
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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 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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