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URBAN FORESTRY2020-10-11T12:16:07-07:00

Project Description

URBAN FORESTRY

Mission
To engage our volunteers in projects that sustainably contribute to increasing urban forestry in Arizona and to educate the public on the benefits of urban forestry, including carbon capture, decreasing the heat island effect, and cleaning the air.

Objectives

  • Increase the tree canopy in low income, low canopy areas throughout Arizona
  • Provide education to Arizonans on best practices for tree maintenance and the benefits of urban forestry
  • Provide a model for cities on how to work with private residents

Partners

  • Trees Matter
  • American Forests
  • City of Apache Junction
  • City of Phoenix
  • ASU Sustainable Cities Network
  • Alhambra Elementary School District
  • Microsoft
  • American Forests
  • Rio Reimagined
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Current and Planned Projects

Past Projects

Videos

Backyard Garden Spotlight: Anne Till

November 13th, 2020|

This month’s Backyard Garden Spotlight focus is Anne Till. However, both backyard and garden are understatements—it’s more like a food forest surrounding her house! Needless to say, I didn’t need a GPS to find her

Natures Ground

September 4th, 2020|

I don’t know about you, but I never realized how much anxiety I regularly experience until the pandemic. Admittedly, I’ve never felt anxiety this intensely or frequently, and it’s not my intention to co-opt or

The Little Gifts

July 13th, 2020|Tags: |

In Braiding Sweetgrass, Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer recalls her childhood experience being “raised by strawberries.” She contrasts the gift of wild strawberries with the commodity of strawberries from a private neighboring field, watching the latter

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