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September 16, 2016
Tree Shaping is Absolutely Incredible

It’s been called many different names. Tree shaping. Arbortecture. Biotecture. Grown furniture. Living Art. Pleaching. Tree training. But there’s only one…

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September 9, 2016
UFMPs for Post-Natural Disaster

In last week’s post, we explored how prevention such as root channels and pruning in urban forests can go a long…

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September 2, 2016
UFMPs for Natural Disaster Prone Cities

I remember watching the devastation when Hurricane Katrina hit. Destruction and disaster filled the streets, families were displaced, lives lost, and…

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August 26, 2016
Steps 5 & 6: Public Relations and Education & Cost/Benefit Analysis

The following are steps 5 and 6 in our series of developing an urban forestry management plan. If you haven’t seen…

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August 19, 2016
Urban Forestry Management Plan Steps 3 & 4

A large part of the reason why we plan for anything is to reduce risk. We want to minimize the chance…

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August 12, 2016
Urban Forestry Management Plan Steps 1 & 2

So here we are, planning for the plan. As we mentioned in last week’s blog post, there are typically six components…

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August 5, 2016
Why an Urban Forestry Management Plan?

So originally I thought we were going to be able to cover this topic in one post but let me tell…

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July 29, 2016
The Benefits of Urban Trees

As I was walking down the street in downtown Greensboro I noticed that something was different. I approached The NewBridge Bank…

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July 22, 2016
What is Urban Forestry?

Although the term “urban forestry” may not have been used with ancient Egyptians, Persians, Greeks, Chinese and Romans, there is evidence…

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March 16, 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Duke Carbon Offset Initiative, Urban Offsets Launch Local Carbon Emissions Reduction Program Partnership with City of Wilson, N.C., generates first-of-its-kind carbon offsets via urban forestry.

(Wilson, NC) – The Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative (DCOI) at Duke University is supporting the City of Wilson, North Carolina’s efforts…

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