All five boroughs of New York City are officially free of an Asian longhorn beetle infestation. The 23-year campaign came to an end in October 2019 with the help of Davey Resource Group.
Integrating an environmental justice framework into urban forest master plans can help ensure urban forests are thriving in all areas of a municipality.
A Philadelphia study shows significant mental health benefits for people living next to greened lots—a 41.5% reduction in depression and 62.8% reduction in self-reported poor mental health.
Summer weather can create green infrastructure maintenance challenges. These tips can help ensure healthy and functional green infrastructure for the summer and beyond. Link: Six steps for summer maintenance
Natural and man-made ponds surrounded by turf grass can have several issues, such as erosion, algae, and siltation. Using native plants can resolve these issues while creating an aesthetically pleasing space.
DRG demonstrated their commitment to leadership in urban forestry at SMA’s Municipal Forestry Institute, which aims to train attendees in the skills needed to be experts in the industry.
Tree inventory data can help with much more than just knowing what tree species are in your urban forest.
The Arbor Day Foundation recognized 16 U.S. healthcare facilities for their commitment to improve community wellness through tree planting, education, and community engagement.
Dr. Jennifer Wisdom shares the link between urban forests and cardiovascular health in part one of a four-part series about trees and human health. Link: Green spaces can reduce cardiovascular disease