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Slidell Tree Board to distribute free seedlings Jan. 18

Slidell Tree Board to distribute free seedlings Jan. 18 | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it
Slidell residents can invest in a shady future by participating in the Slidell Tree Board’s seedling give-away on Jan. 18. The tree board will be celebrating Arbor Day in Heritage Park by giving away 500 seedling trees to interested individuals....
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Revitalize Urban Neighborhoods by Greening and Cleaning

Urban vacant lots attract litter and illegal dumping, function as a breeding ground for pests, degrade the quality of life for community residents, provide a haven for il­legal activities—and comprise more than a fifth of the land area in many post-industrial U.S cities. Community-based programs can turn vacant lots into assets by clearing trash, planting appropriate greenery, and providing maintenance.

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Beetle bait could help save Alberta pine forests via University of Alberta

Beetle bait could help save Alberta pine forests via University of Alberta | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it

University of Alberta researchers are closing in on developing an effective bait to get ahead of the destructive spread of mountain pine beetle, which is now killing not only lodgepole pine forests, but also jack pine in Alberta.

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2013 Partners in Community Forestry National Conference Information

2013 Partners in Community Forestry National Conference Information | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it

2013 Partners in Community Forestry National Conference Information.

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The Companies With the Best CSR Reputations

The Companies With the Best CSR Reputations | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it
Here are the companies with the best corporate social responsibility (CSR) reputations, based on a study by Reputation Institute, a private global consulting firm based in New York.
Arbor Day Foundation's insight:

@arborday is proud to plant trees with support from 9 of the top 100 companies with the best CSR reputations!

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CenterPoint Energy, Trees For Houston partner to give away 2,500 shade trees

CenterPoint Energy, Trees For Houston partner to give away 2,500 shade trees | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it

CenterPoint Energy is joining the Arbor Day Foundation and Trees For Houston to give away 2,500 shade trees.

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Arbor Day Foundation certifies Conestoga's Cougar Hollow as outdoor classroom

Arbor Day Foundation certifies Conestoga's Cougar Hollow as outdoor classroom | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it

Conestoga Elementary near Murray, Neb., has become the 200th outdoor classroom to earn national certification as a Nature Explore Classroom from Dimensions Educational Research Foundation and the Arbor Day Foundation.The Arbor Day Foundation says...

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'Tree City' status taking root in Three Oaks

'Tree City' status taking root in Three Oaks | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it

This is way past due. Three Oaks was originally a forest and we still have many trees more than 100 years old throughout the village,” Village Council President Dave Grosse said.


To be recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA, the village also passed a tree care ordinance earlier in the year, designated its Parks and Recreation Committee as its Tree Board and maintained a spending level of more than $2 per capita for the planting and care of trees throughout the village.

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2013 ACTrees Day Recap

2013 ACTrees Day Recap | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it

Nearly 130 ACTrees members and friends gathered in Pittsburgh, PA on November 5th for ACTrees Day 2013 to network and share the latest research and best practic

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Conference Highlights Pittsburgh’s Urban Forestry Efforts

Conference Highlights Pittsburgh’s Urban Forestry Efforts | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it

About 500 government officials, non-profit staffers, utility company representatives, and academics will be in Pittsburgh from November 6th-7th to talk about the latest research in urban forestry.

 

Dan Lambe, the National Arbor Day Foundation’s Vice-president of programs, said the Partners in Community Forestry National Conference will focus on new programs and policies that strengthen community forests.

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2013 ACTrees Day

2013 ACTrees Day | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it

Alliance for Community Trees continues its 20th year anniversary celebration during 2013 ACTrees Day in Pittsburgh, PA. Please join us on November 5, 2013 for this annual meeting of the ACTrees national members network.

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CIFOR's 20th anniversary | CIFOR

CIFOR's 20th anniversary | CIFOR | Partners in Community Forestry | Scoop.it
Global comparative forest research on climate change, adaptation, production forests, indigenous groups, REDD, dry forests,food security, illegal logging, deforestation, small holder and community groups, forest governance, trade and conservation,...
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#NPLD20 PSA's Featuring Cee Lo Green | NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY

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