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Study: U.S. Metro Areas Losing 36M Trees Annually

A new study authored by David Nowak and Eric Greenfield of the U.S. Forest Service concludes that the U.S. is losing some 36 million trees each year in U.S. metropolitan areas. That equates to about 175,000 acres of mostly urban forest. Read more >>

Communities Across Chicagoland Join to Create Sustainable Future


The Metropolitan Mayors Caucus announced that 95 Chicago-area communities that are members of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus have signed the Greenest Region Compact (GRC). These communities will use the GRC as a guide to implement local actions that together will promote sustainability across the region with an emphasis on creating healthy, thriving communities.

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Vermont Braces for Emerald Ash Borer Invasion

Considering the emerald ash borer already has been inflicting damage in 31 states and two Canadian provinces, it comes as more than a bit of a surprise that Vermont has so far been spared.

But that's about to change.

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Wisconsin Urban Wood Graces Ortho's Office


The reception area of Bubon Orthodonists in Milwaukee has a decidedly local flavor, and for good reason. The backdrop of the reception counter is wall cladding made with Wisconsin urban wood.

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UWN to Present Free Urban Wood Seminar at IWF 2018

The urban wood movement is ready to charge into Atlanta for an encore performance at the International Woodworking Fair. The newly formed Urban Wood Network is organizing a free 90-minute seminar, "The Urban Wood Movement Is NOW! Come Join the Movement," 1:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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Check out these other great urban wood headlines!

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