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U.S. Forest Service Updates Nation's Urban Forest Inventory

The U.S. Forest Service is continuing to annually inventory and monitor the nation's urban forests, an activity initiated by the 2014 Farm Bill.
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Enter Rebuilding Exchange's Contest to Win Nick Offerman Tix


Tickets to see Nick Offerman Dec. 1 at the Chicago Theater await the winners of a contest sponsored by the Rebuilding Exchange. Offerman, best known for his portrayal of Ron Swanson in the popular sit-com Parks & Recreation, is coming to Chicago as part of his Full Bush stand-up comedy tour. His passion for the stage and screen is rivaled by his love of woodworking.

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Spurned Woodworker Turns to Toronto for Urban Ash Lumber

Custom woodworker Nicholas Hamilton Holmes can only imagine how many more products he would have crafted from urban wood if the City of Hamilton, ON, had allowed him to utilize some of the thousands of ash trees the city has been removing due to emerald ash borer infestation. Holmes recently told me via email that, "Hamilton hasn't really shifted their position as far as I know."

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Southeast Urban Wood Exchange Connects Urban Forestry Professionals


The Southeast Urban Wood Exchange continues to enroll a growing number of forest and wood product professionals who share the goal of putting urban tree removals to their highest possible use.

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