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Urban Forest Media Coverage

Trees Reduce Air Pollution

Culverwell, Wendy. "How trees help Portland kids avoid missing 7,380 days of school." Portland Business Journal 21 Aug 2014. Retrieved 29 Aug 2014 <http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/sbo/2014/08/how-trees-help-portland-kids-avoid-missing-7-380.html>. 

O'Hara, Casey. "PSU study shows Portland's urban forest reduces air pollution but also finds hazards." OregonLive 26 Aug 2014. Retrieved 29 Aug 2014 <http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2014/08/psu_study_shows_portlands_urba.html#incart_river>.

Tree Inventory Project

Groff, Elizabeth U. "Inner Southeast tree inventories help restore 'Stumptown's' urban forest." Portland Tribune 7 Mar 2013. Retrieved 7 Mar 2013 <http://portlandtribune.com/sb/75-features/129421-inner-southeast-tree-inventories-help-restore-stumptowns-urban-forest>.

10 Best Cities for Urban Forests

Hoevel, Ann. "Photos: The best U.S. urban forests." CNN 28 Feb 2013. Retrieved 1 Mar 2013 <http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/28/living/best-urban-forests/index.html?eref=rss_mostpopular>.

10 Best Cities for Urban Forests.” American Forests 5 Feb 2013. Retrieved 11 Feb 2013 <http://www.americanforests.org/our-programs/urbanforests/10-best-cities-for-urban-forests/>.

American Forests Names the 10 Best U.S. Cities for Urban Forests.” American Forests 5 Feb 2013. Retrieved 11 Feb 2013 <http://www.americanforests.org/newsroom/american-forests-names-the-10-best-u-s-citiesfor-urban-forests/>.

Culverwell, Wendy. “Portland is one of best cities for urban forests.” Portland Business Journal 5 Feb 2013. Retrieved 11 Feb 2013 <http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/real-estate-daily/2013/02/portland-is-one-of-best-cities-for.html>.

Hottman, Sara. “From ‘Stumptown’ beginnings, Portland's urban forest named one of top 10 in the country.” OregonLive 7 Feb 2013. Retrieved 11 Feb 2013 <http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2013/02/from_stumptown_beginnings_port.html>.

Koch, Wendy. “The 10 best U.S. cities for urban forests.” USA TODAY 5 Feb 2013. Retrieved 11 Feb 2013 <http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/02/04/us-cities-urban-forests/1891345/>.

Profita, Cassandra. “Portland, Seattle Rank Top 10 For Urban Trees.” Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Ecotrope 5 Feb 2013. Retrieved 14 Feb 2013 <http://ecotrope.opb.org/2013/02/portland-seattle-rank-top-10-for-urban-trees/>.