Public sources of tree care and energy conservation assistance:Federal, state, and local sources of assistanceSeveral federal agencies are charged with...>Read More
People go to great lengths to conserve energy in this era of tight budgets and environmental awareness. However, many do not realize that the simple act of...>Read More
The conversion of rural land for urban use is referred to as urbanization (Miller, 1997). Seventy-four percent (203 million) of the U.S. population in 1989...>Read More
Whether it is winter or summer, trees can help you save energy at home. Shade for Savings Did you know that only 17% shade over your house during the day...>Read More
For planting trees in urban and conservation area environments, containers and wrappings should always be removed from the rootball just before planting to...>Read More
Trees are an important part of our communities, but tree planting, maintenance and protection require an investment of resources, including time and money....>Read More
As most of us know, healthy urban forests require a strong investment, and not just from the individuals and communities who benefit directly from these...>Read More
The best ways to promote energy conservation with trees in your community are educating others about the benefits of urban trees, advocating for tree...>Read More
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Dr. Gregory E. Frey is a Research Forester for the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station. His main area of research and public outreach is forest...
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