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  • September 16, 2023

    One Billion $ for Trees in US Cities

    Nationwide through Investing in America Agenda

    Historic funding from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act will increase urban tree cover, boost equitable access to nature, and improve climate resilience in communities covered by the Justice40 Initiative

    Release & Contact Info
    Press Release
    Release No. 0184.23
    Contact: USDA Press

  • September 15, 2023

    Developer pays $975,000 for trees in Bastrop

    Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct number for the full mitigation amount of $975,000.
    The 65-acre Pearl River development has been cleared for commercial use at Hwy. 71 and FM 969. The project will involve the

  • September 1, 2023

    Support Mino’s Tour des Trees Ride for Research

    Our Tour des Trees riders have been preparing all summer for this year’s ride and we are just about to start our journey from Reno, NV to Half Moon Bay, CA.
    Their legs are ready to go but they need your

  • August 23, 2023

    Austin plans to reduce urban heat by using $35 million to plant 400,000 trees

    AUSTIN, Texas — Heat is not equitable. Austin’s eastern crescent is hotter than other areas of the city and one busy intersection soaks up more sun than any other.
    “At Rundberg and Lamar, it is hotter than anywhere else in the

  • August 8, 2023

    ISA Certified Tree Climber Credential

    We are excited to announce that ISA has rebranded the ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist program as the ISA Certified Tree Climber Credential.
    The ISA wanted the name and logo for the credential to reflect the most vital competencies

  • July 5, 2023

    Tree-killing Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Cooke County

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The presence of the invasive emerald ash borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Cooke County this week. EAB is an invasive wood-boring pest of ash trees that has killed millions of trees across 35 states since

  • May 5, 2023

    Boosting Anticancer Natural Killer Cell Function with Trees?

    Visiting a forest can induce a significant increase in both the number and activity of natural killer cells, one of the ways our body fights off cancer. Can the aroma of wood essential oils replicate the immune-boosting effects of walking

  • May 2, 2023

    Join us at the Texas Tree Climbing Championship

    The Texas Tree Climbing Competition will be held at Richard Moya Park southeast of Austin, Texas. Gear check will be May 18th and the competition will be May 19-20, 2023.
    The competition aims to simulate working conditions of arborists in the