Urban Forest

New research suggests that trees offer a "layer of protection" for cardiovascular disease.
Sep 26, 2015   Pacific Standard
The satirical site The Onion has been consistently roasting the contemporary conversation about urban living.
Sep 18, 2015   The Onion
Inside access to a huge volunteer effort underway in New York City to account for the condition of an estimated 600,000 street trees—where every single one of the city's trees counts.
Aug 4, 2015   The Nature of Cities
Dave Taft pens an ode to the merits of the red cedar—a common tree in New York City and dry, empty lots all over the East.
Feb 21, 2015   New York Times
Sarah Laskow reports on recent research on the surprisingly two-way connection between the happiness of urban trees and the happiness of urban humans.
Feb 3, 2015   Next City
A guest column in the Dallas Morning News takes the Dallas political machine to task for delaying a new tree ordinance.
Jan 28, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
A New York Times article details the surprisingly difficult to catalogue history of New York's greenery.
Dec 5, 2014   New York Times
Trees are a vital element of urban design, one that must considered at every stage of planning, design and development.
Oct 12, 2014   Congress for the New Urbanism
A new cross-disciplinary report cites 32 case studies to offer practical solutions for integrating trees into civic spaces and surface car parks.
Oct 2, 2014   Trees in Hard Landscapes: A Guide for Delivery
An overview of how Los Angeles County’s Department of Parks and Recreation is creating projects that tackle the effects of climate change, by planner Clement Lau.
Aug 1, 2014   UrbDeZine
Urban farming has taken root as Detroit transforms. Now, farmers and entrepreneurs must continue to find new ways to profit from the city's new farming business model.
Jul 7, 2014   The Detroit News