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State Forestry Updates

  • How trees combat the urban heat island effect
    You might consider urban areas to be the epitome of cool, but that couldn't be further from the...
  • California Street Trees Provide $1 Billion...
    A new report from the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Research Station estimates trees...
  • Florida Forest Service Saves Homeowners $2.3...
    This spring, the Florida Forest Service provided 10,000 trees to homeowners across the Sunshine State,...
  • Wildfire Smoke: The Health Threat That Won...
    Health departments across the West are mobilizing to protect residents’ health from smoke...
  • Urban Trees Help Us Breathe
    Rebecca Nisley is a science writer and editor for the USDA Forest Service’s Northern Research...
  • Trees Prevent Severe Respiratory Problems
    In 2010, trees in the United States prevented about 670,000 cases of severe respiratory problems....