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Indonesia city to require tree planting before marriage - BBC News

Indonesia city to require tree planting before marriage - BBC News | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it

BBC NewsIndonesia city to require tree planting before marriage. Couples in the western Indonesian city of Medan will have to plant two trees before they are granted a marriage permit, officials say.

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San Francisco's plan to cut non-native trees sparks environmental clash - sacbee.com

San Francisco's plan to cut non-native trees sparks environmental clash - sacbee.com | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
An intense battle is building over a little-known plan to cut down thousands of eucalyptus and other trees in urban forests here and at a city-owned golf course in Pacifica.
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Update: MillionTreesNYC Training Program | Tree Fund Update ...

Update: MillionTreesNYC Training Program | Tree Fund Update ... | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Since 2009 New York City's MillionTrees Training Program (MTTP), in collaboration with the TREE Fund and its partners, has provided paid job training in tree and plant care skills to underemployed or disenfranchised city ...
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Include trees in climate modelling, say scientists - SciDev.Net

Include trees in climate modelling, say scientists - SciDev.Net | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Trees can influence the local climate, but they are being left out of global climate models and predictions, according to scientists.
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USDA Forest Service - Caring for the land and serving people.

USDA Forest Service - Caring for the land and serving people. | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
USDA Forest Service national headquarters website; the home page and gateway to all Forest Service websites.

 

Marla Emery uses geography tools to examine foraging and other uses of forests by people.

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Land of the tree: Nasa maps America's forests for first time to reveal how ... - Daily Mail

Land of the tree: Nasa maps America's forests for first time to reveal how ... - Daily Mail | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Daily MailLand of the tree: Nasa maps America's forests for first time to reveal how ...Daily MailBy Louise Boyle With a burgeoning global population exhausting the world's resources at an alarming rate, along with rapid urban sprawl and rash...
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Urban Forests = Cleaner, Cooler Air

Urban Forests = Cleaner, Cooler Air | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Watch an animation from ASLA's "Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes" online exhibition that explains how urban forests fight air pollution and the urban heat island effect. See how cities ...
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Electree City

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French designer Vivien Muller re-thinking trees, small scale solar generation, and cityscapes.

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Ohio State Research Shows Dollar Value of Urban Trees, Benefits NE Ohio City — Ohio State University Extension

Ohio State Research Shows Dollar Value of Urban Trees, Benefits NE Ohio City — Ohio State University Extension | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
WOOSTER, Ohio -- Urban trees provide vital environmental services that can be measured in terms of dollars, helping communities know their real value and make informed decisions.
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A Bold Vision for an Urban Forest

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A designer in Milan lays out six innovative ideas for a "bio-diverse metropolis" (Verticle forests?!
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Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes

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Urban Forests = Cleaner, Cooler Air http://t.co/CO7tC9eD (via ASLA @landarchitects)...
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Tacoma's forest cover is getting better all the time « Ear to the Ground

Tacoma's forest cover is getting better all the time « Ear to the Ground | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
The City of Tacoma's urban forests are becoming even healthier, a new study shows. But the city ...
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Maple trees, biodiversity at risk in Ontario: watchdog

Maple trees, biodiversity at risk in Ontario: watchdog | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Ontario's environmental watchdog is taking the Liberal government to task for not having a strategy to stem a continuing decline in the province's species and natural spaces.

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City Of Moscow Trees Off-Limits To Syrup Tapping - KXLY Spokane

City Of Moscow Trees Off-Limits To Syrup Tapping - KXLY Spokane | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
City Of Moscow Trees Off-Limits To Syrup TappingKXLY SpokaneThe article mentions a recent co-op started by Greg Hodapp that talks about how anyone can pull sap from a maple tree.
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S.F. begins turning tree care over to residents

S.F. begins turning tree care over to residents | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Thousands of San Francisco property owners will find themselves in the tree maintenance business now that the city has begun transferring the responsibility for more than 23,000 street trees - and their upkeep costs -...
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Prairie plants could thrive in 'hell strips' - Sioux City Journal

Prairie plants could thrive in 'hell strips'Sioux City JournalPity the poor plants that have to live in the narrow strip between street and sidewalk.

 

Known as tree boxes or "hell strips," these fixtures of urban and surburban neighborhoods can host plants.

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USDA Blog » DC Students Acting Out(side) in Search of Urban Forests

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Students from the Paul Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., take to the streets pretending to use binoculars in search of their urban forest with a member of the Missoula (Montana) Chlidren's Theatre.
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Algae Retrofits Absorb Urban C02 - DesignBuild Source

Algae Retrofits Absorb Urban C02 - DesignBuild Source | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Algae Retrofits Absorb Urban C02DesignBuild SourceIn the context of urban planning, vertical forests, vertical farming and green roofs have made their way into our cities and offer a way for us to limit the amount of carbon we emit, promote green...

 

Rethinking what an urban forest is...

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PLANTS Profile for Fraxinus mandshurica (Manchurian ash) | USDA PLANTS

PLANTS Profile for Fraxinus mandshurica (Manchurian ash) | USDA PLANTS | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
A PLANTS profile of Fraxinus mandshurica (Manchurian ash) from the USDA PLANTS database...

 

Is this plant in our future, due to resistance to the emerald ash borer?  What about "native only" concerns in a globalized world of pest travel?

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New Life for Connecticut Trees: Furniture by City Bench - Courant.com

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New Life for Connecticut Trees: Furniture by City Bench at Historical Society In Hartford...

 

What to do when a magnificent city tree is downed? City Bench has a practical and compelling answer.

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The mobile phone app that can identify a tree by its leaf

The mobile phone app that can identify a tree by its leaf | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Leo Hickman: Leafsnap uses face-recognition software to identify a species of tree. Can it create a new generation of conservationists?

 

Leafsnap is created, in part, by David Jacobs, in the comp sci department at the University of Maryland.

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The Geography of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places - Center for Ecozoic Studies

The Geography of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places - Center for Ecozoic Studies | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it

Great review of Trimble/Nabhan book on why nature for children. Another argument for urban forests NOW.

 

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About - Richard Louv

About - Richard Louv | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Official website for Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle, and co-founder of the Children & Nature Network...
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Seeking a Million Trees, With at Least That Many Stories

Seeking a Million Trees, With at Least That Many Stories | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Jerry Stiller knows comedy, sure, but in promoting MillionTreesNYC, he is showing he also has a thing for trees.

 

Ben Stiller's dad likes trees. And, Joyce Kilmer's poem:

 From Louis Untermeyer, ed. (1885–1977). Modern American Poetry. 1919.

(Joyce Kilmer. 1886–1918; he is a man, in case you wondered)

 

119. Trees

 

I THINK that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.

A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the sweet earth's flowing breast;

A tree that looks at God all day, 5
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;

A tree that may in summer wear
A nest of robins in her hair;

Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain. 10

Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.

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Bethany aims to increase tree canopy density - Delmarva Now

Bethany aims to increase tree canopy density - Delmarva Now | Urban, Suburban, and Campus Forests: Conservation and Curation | Scoop.it
Bethany aims to increase tree canopy densityDelmarva NowThe program provides financial, technical and educational aid to municipalities, homeowners groups, organizations and individuals throughout the state, said Kyle Hoyd, urban forestry...
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