BTC/123/2017 - Opinion…Our colleagues need to step up. 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?