News tagged with urban trees

New Hampshire leads nation in percent tree cover

Tree cover in the nation's Lower 48 states covers 659 million acres, more than one-third of the nation, according to a U.S. Forest Service study of national tree cover and impervious surfaces. New Hampshire leads the nation ...

Aug 06, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Trees help you breathe more easily

Research by the University of Birmingham has contributed to The Woodland Trust's new Urban Air Quality report. Published in collaboration with Lancaster University, the report highlights how considered planting of trees and ...

Apr 26, 2012 4 / 5 (4) 0

Study: Nation's urban forests losing ground

National results indicate that tree cover in urban areas of the United States is declining at a rate of about 4 million trees per year, according to a U.S. Forest Service study published recently in Urban Forestry & Urban Gr ...

Feb 23, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 0

Big trees boost city life

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from The Australian National University has revealed for the first time the role large trees play in sustaining biodiversity and bird life in urban environments.

Feb 03, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 0