Street Trees in the News

News Articles on the Benefits of Trees

 

We are glad to see that different cities around the country are recognizing that planting trees can have a powerful impact on the community and the world. Here are some news articles highlighting some of these exciting developments.

Big Trees and Climate Change:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/14/redwood-trees-climate-change_n_3756564.html?utm_hp_ref=green

The Impact of Trees on a City:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/federal_government/promoting-the-benefits-of-planting-trees-in-cities/2013/07/29/94ceed9a-f89b-11e2-afc1-c850c6ee5af8_story.html

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Crime-Fighting-Trees-Transform-Philly-208895771.html

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/04/study-green-space-means-more-for-satisfaction-than-a-neighborhoods-average-income/275151/

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/07/trees-good/375129/

Trees and Health:

https://qz.com/804022/health-benefits-japanese-forest-bathing/?utm_source=parAO

http://inhabitat.com/study-shows-planting-street-trees-can-make-residents-feel-up-to-7-years-younger/

http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/what-is-a-tree-worth?mbid=social_facebook

http://actrees.org/news/trees-in-the-news/research/more-research-on-the-calming-effect-of-being-among-the-trees/?utm_source=Alliance+for+Community+Trees+Contacts+List&utm_campaign=75afd2e626-Treebune_News_13_Apr_1&utm_medium=email

http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1001792

http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/city-trees-care-tending-people-happiness

http://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/01/londoners-living-near-street-trees-get-prescribed-fewer-antidepressants/384559/

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/07/trees-good/375129/

Tree Champions:

http://www.heraldnet.com/news/isaac-heiman-13-committed-to-planting-trees-across-the-world/#.Udrf5KX9NL4.facebook

http://treescharlotte.org/news/forest-man-one-tree-at-a-time/

http://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/environment/a-modern-johnny-appleseed-plants-frederick/article_29711819-57f6-5d5d-a432-a4c8266a1822.html#.U_IHUSgNwKI.twitter