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Horticulture Week Opinion (October 2017)

Intuitively, we know that trees make urban living more comfortable. On a hot day, we naturally migrate to the shade.  When it rains, we know leaves intercept water because of the shelter beneath tree crowns.  City stress is busted by the calm of urban parks and researchers continue to confirm that people near trees are healthier and happier.  Yet, local politicians are just not getting it.  Why?

Read Jeremy's latest Horticulture Week Opinion on politicians hijacking technical arguments to justify tree removals.