After a very (very) long time in production, we finally have a new video that explains – in just two minutes – what exactly the Silva Cell is, and how it can help you grow mature trees and manage stormwater at source.
Today’s guest post is from Nathalie Shanstrom, a sustainable landscape architect with the Kestrel Design Group. It’s a little science-y, but still very readable. If you’re not a stormwater geek, don’t be deterred – there’s a lot of great information in here. -LM While bioretention has been shown to be very effective for removing total… More
I read a lot about trees, soil, and stormwater – our green infrastructure trifecta. While I already have more than I keep up with, I’m always looking for more and better outlets that are talking about the type of news that is most relevant to us. Here are some of my favorites.
This post is written by Melinda Housholder and originally appeared on Loose Leaf, the blog of American Forests. Earlier this month, I attended a workshop in Davis, California, called “Urban Forests & Carbon Markets” that American Forests participated in and co-sponsored through a grant with the U.S. Forest Service’s Urban & Community Forestry Program. As California takes the lead to… More
I read a lot of news about trees in the urban environment. These stories are usually about how important trees are, and frequently cite statistics like the number of tons of carbon storage and sequestration trees provide, the quantity of pollutants they remove, the amount of money they save us, or their contribution to controlling… More
Here is this year’s photos from the Bartlett Tree Lab study comparing different planting methods for urban trees. For comparison, check out last year’s set. And for a fuller chronological picture, you can see each year’s photos, from 2004 onward, here.