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Does Money Grow on Trees?

“Mature trees clean air, lower stress, boost happiness, reduce flood risk – and even save municipal money. So why are they cut down when cities develop?” We finished reading this great article by the Guardian about the importance of trees in our cities. Often trees are viewed an afterthought especially when in the route of [...]

Filed Under: Construction and Trees, News, Tree Maintenance

The City of Calgary has released a survey to be completed by members of the public asking questions about maintaining and growing our city’s urban forest. It asks some great questions, first testing the respondent’s knowledge and opinion of the current state of our trees. It then moves on to questions regarding the care and [...]

Filed Under: News, Tree Maintenance