• Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted January 26, 2018

    New Article: So Much Depends on a Tree Guard

    Read Kim Martineau’s report on a new study by researchers at Columbia University published in the journal Ecological Engineering. Researchers found tree pits protected by tree guards absorbed water six times faster on average than unprotected tree pits.

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted April 26, 2017

    Sign-Up Today for the Chesapeake Tree Canopy Network Newsletter!

    Have you signed up yet for the Chesapeake Tree Canopy Network newsletter? The Chesapeake Tree Canopy Network newsletter features the most current going-ons, resources, and best management practices related to tree canopy in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. We promise not to clog your inbox- you’ll receive a new, specially curated newsletter from us every couple…

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  • Krista
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    Posted February 28, 2017

    Urban Tree Canopy Expansion Fact Sheet

    Urban Tree Canopy Expansion The DoD CBP has developed a fact sheet to help Bay jurisdictions understand recommended BMPs for urban tree canopy expansion. The fact sheet is based on the Chesapeake Bay Program Expert Panel report, “Recommendations of the Expert Panel to Define BMP Effectiveness for Urban Tree Canopy Expansion.”

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  • Tuana P.
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    Posted January 13, 2017

    (Webinar) Sustainability with Trees: Community Canopy Project

    Sustainability with Trees: Community Canopy Project In this webinar we will explore how distributing trees through a community canopy project can fit with your sustainability efforts, help maximize energy efficiency and engage homeowners within your community. Kristen Bousquet, from the Arbor Day Foundation, and program partner Ian Jurgensen with the city of Orlando, will discuss…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted June 21, 2016

    Trees are very, very good for our health. But in many cities, they’re struggling

    Article published last week in the Washington Post by Chris Mooney: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/06/17/city-trees-are-enormously-good-for-us-but-were-not-doing-enough-for-them-in-return/ Also, here’s a piece on one of the cool collaborative efforts in Richmond from the Bacon’s Rebellion: Bikes, Bees and Beauty

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