Did you know that the simple act of planting a tree triggers a great variety of environmental, social, and community benefits? Trees improve air quality, reduce soil erosion, decrease urban heat, and reduce storm water erosion. Exposure to trees and green spaces has been shown to decrease mental fatigue, lower levels of crime, and improve overall mental health. Trees encourage active living and outside activities by shading park areas and sidewalks, in addition to beautifying our communities!
Join us for a lunch-time Dialog on Trees and Sustainability
Date: Monday, April 19, 2021
Time: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM
Summary: What is urban forestry? How do trees benefit our community and help mitigate global climate change? Kristina Bezanson, a Lecturer in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry at University of Massachusetts Amherst, will cover this and more – including arboriculture and urban forestry career paths! Kristina is a Board Master Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, and Tree Risk Assessor with the International Society of Arboriculture, as well as a Massachusetts Certified Arborist.
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Make an Earth Day donation to Sustainable Claremont! Donors who give $20 or more by April 25th will receive a Coast Live Oak
tree sapling that you can plant yourself! Sustainable Claremont will deliver a sapling to your door if you live within 10 miles of Claremont. DONATE NOW!