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Why Urban Trees Are So Important

From Sierra Club magazine Trees cover an estimated 20.9 million acres of urban land in the continental United States. That’s 3,659 square feet of urban forest per city dweller—about the size of a not-so-modest four-bedroom house. But like housing, trees are not equally distributed across American cities. Studies have shown that there is a higher […]

Beyond the Bark Beetle videos and education

Web Site is Live for Bark Beetle Video Series (LARAMIE, Wyo.)  May 30, 2014 – Capping a successful month of public showings and presentations, the video series, Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles is now available online for public viewing and sharing at BeyondBarkBeetles.org. Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles, presented by the U.S. Forest Service and University of Wyoming Ruckelshaus […]

Our Future our Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles

Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles 7:00-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 28 Chief Theater, Steamboat Springs, Colorado “Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles” is a series of 10 short films exploring effects of and responses to the recent mountain pine beetle outbreak in local forests. The videos, all of which were filmed in the Medicine Bow-Routt […]

ReTree 4: What a team effort!

Trees. Sunshine. Smiles. Steamboat. What could be better? Another ReTree Steamboat is in the bag! We had a magical day yesterday planting trees on Steamboat Ski Area in an area that had been cleared three years ago of beetle kill, in the area known to local ski bums as “Vague”, on the slope between Bashor […]