Philly’s “Urban Forest” To Be Studied

 

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  • Arborists from the U.S. Forest Service “are in the field now,” reports Flying Kite. The field site mentioned is Philadelphia—some 400 locations will be studied across the city (held in both public and private lands) by the federal agency in order to better understand successful urban canopies and the sustainable alternatives that they offer.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.



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