Micro-climate Study of Springfield, MA Tornado Impact Zone Completed

A team of USDA Forest Service researchers, from the Northern Research Station and the Urban Natural Resources Institute (UNRI), located in Amherst, MA, has just released the findings of an initial study of the impacts of the June 1st tornado on the micro-climate in the tornado damaged zone.  Using a series of monitoring stations that [...]

Forest Service Chief Discusses Urban Forests in Video Segment

Chief of the US Forest Service, Tom Tidwell, discusses  the value of urban forests in our cities in a recently presented video segment, recorded as part of National NeigborWoods Month.  To view the video, please visit -

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