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,
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.