Report Lists Worst, Best Cities for Air Quality

Sixty percent of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air pollution levels, despite a growing green movement and more stringent laws aimed at improving air quality, the American Lung Association said in a report, released April 29, 2009, that also listed the healthiest and unhealthiest cities across the U.S. in terms of air quality.
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UNRI Webcast, April 27th – Creating Change with Science: Research on Urban Forestry Technology Transfer

“Creating Change with Science: Research on the Effectiveness of Urban Forestry Technology Transfer”will feature Dr. Kathleen Wolf, University of Washington, who who will introduce recent research findings related to technology transfer activities related to urban forestry. Urban forestry scientists have expanded our knowledge of urban forest benefits and ecosystem services. Technology transfer (TT) is [...]

New Publication Released – “Tree Owner’s Manual”

The “Tree Owner’s Manual”, developed by the U.S. Forest Service Northeastern Area (NA), has recently been released and  is now available via the web.
With hopes of increasing the number of healthy, long-lived landscape trees, the Forest Service has created a Tree Owner’s Manual.  Just like the manual that comes with automobiles and appliances, this booklet [...]

UNRI Webcast, April 15th – The Tree Owner’s Manual

Please join, Jill Johnson, US Forest Service Northeastern Area, for a presentation on an exciting new product, the “Tree Owner’s Manual”, which has recently been developed by the U.S. Forest Service.  This session is part of the “New Products Showcase” series, which aims to introduce practical, ready for use tools for urban natural resource managers, [...]

Urban Wildlife Ecology & Management: An International Symposium on Urban Wildlife & the Environment

The Urban Wildlife Working Group of The Wildlife Society, together with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and USGS Massachusetts Cooperative Research Unit, is sponsoring an International Symposium on Urban Wildlife Ecology and Management. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this upcoming conference on urban wildlife ecology and management, [...]

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