The 2016-2017 Richmond High School Forestry Internship has launched!

forestry-introduction

This week the Urban Forestry Interns dove into a general overview of the importance of trees in cities. The learned and discussed the benefits that trees provide; including,

Adding Shade
Increaing Beauty
Improving Air Quality
Capturing Storm Water
Aiding Local Economies
Helping Human Psychological Well-Being

The Interns also got an intro to tree biology and names. They also began to learn how to identify trees in their community. Next week the students will begin learning about planting trees.

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Interns learned the importance of the shade that trees provide in their city.

 

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