by Aubrey Urban

This week in climate change, urban forestry experienced a direction change! At the monthly meeting in September, we mentioned we were looking at applying for a Community Challenge Grant through the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management. However, we discovered the HOA we planned to work with has a plan to increase their canopy cover that does not quite fit with the educational outreach goals of the grant. So, we are now rethinking our project design. However, we are confidant that we will create a good project to start off our urban forestry efforts in Tempe!

As always, if anyone is interested in working on urban forestry and/or climate change, please let me know. Stay tuned for the next team meeting to help plan our next moves!