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FOREST INTERACTIONS

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THE MAGIC OF URBAN TREES

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DOUG KELBAUGH, DEAN EMERITUS OF THE TAUBMAN COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE & URBAN PLANNING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, PUBLIC SQUARE, A CNU JOURNAL

We are hard-wired to love trees,
ever since we looked out from their
dappled light for predator and prey
on the edge of the African Savanna
millions of years ago. It's now a
timely love affair as we wage war
against our greatest challenge -
climate change. 
Here's a list of the numerous
benefits of trees, compiled with my
students over the years:
*	 Beautify, lend biophilic presence
*	 Provide cool shade
*	 Retain soil/prevent erosion
*	 Detain and retain storm water

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*	 Sequester CO2
*	 Produce oxygen
*	 Filter particulate pollution
*	 Cool the air by evapo-transpiration
*	 Provide bird/animal habitat
*	 Produce flowers, fruit, fragrance
*	 Offer tree climbing for children
*	 Absorb sound
*	 Reduce crime
*	 Increase real estate values
*	 Wood for construction, furniture
*	 Wood for fuel
*	 Planting and maintenance jobs
*	 Humanize over-scaled urban spaces
*	 Soothe the psyche

Where to plant more trees
is a question. The answer is
lurking in plain sight: Seattle has
about 15,000 street intersections,
two thirds of which are in singlefamily zones. Installing curb bulbouts that are one parking space
long on every single-family corner
- eight spaces per intersection
- would make room for 160,000
trees.
In 2007, Seattle also became the
first in the United States to adopt
the " green factor, " a scorecard
of vegetative cover. Components



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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Woodland - Winter 2020

Our Forests & Our Future
Cutthroat Brook Tree Farm & North Quabbin Land Trust Provide Accessible Trails
Forest Interactions
Outreach & Connections Through Virtual Events
Planting Seeds for the Future of Family Forestry
Woods, Wildlife and Warblers Program Obtain Funding for Expansion
Overcoming the Forester Capacity Challenge in the Western U.S.
2020 Policy Wins
Woodland - Winter 2020 - Intro
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Our Forests & Our Future
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Cutthroat Brook Tree Farm & North Quabbin Land Trust Provide Accessible Trails
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Forest Interactions
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Outreach & Connections Through Virtual Events
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Planting Seeds for the Future of Family Forestry
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Woods, Wildlife and Warblers Program Obtain Funding for Expansion
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Overcoming the Forester Capacity Challenge in the Western U.S.
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - 2020 Policy Wins
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