Archives: e-Newsletters


Summer 2020

Our summer 2020 newsletter focuses on the research into urban heat islands that are disproportionately experienced by low-income communities of color. These same cities are using this research to design cooler cities with shade equity through tree canopy.

Four individuals plant a tree alongside the Chesapeake Bay at the Perry Point Veterans Medical Facility.

Spring 2020

Our Spring 2020 newsletter focuses on the intersection between trees and public health. As a growing body of research affirms the many ways in which trees and spending time in green spaces improves health and wellness, so we see a rise in agencies, organizations, and other partners engaging the public health sector in urban forestry.

Summer 2019

Our Summer 2019 newsletter is a collection of stories and resources focused on urban wood reuse. A special thanks to our partners in Baltimore, DC and Virginia for their innovation and contribution to this edition.

Urban forestry partners in Charlottesville Virginia hold up a flag for Tree City USA.

Spring 2019

Our Spring 2019 newsletter features community case studies from the Financing Urban Tree Canopy Programs: Guidebook for Local Governments in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Summer 2018

Our summer 2018 newsletter is a special feature on some of the innovative tree canopy datasets and tools available through partners across the Chesapeake region.

Group stands behind a Tree City USA banner with a large tree graphic on it.

Spring 2018

Our Spring 2018 newsletter highlights new initiatives, such as the local tree canopy financing guide and the 10 Million trees Initiative, as well as shining the spotlight on great partnerships and tree canopy efforts, such as the Cacapon Institute, recipient of the Arbor Day Foundation Headwaters Award.

Winter 2018

Our inaugural Winter 2018 newsletter features the Trees for All Environmental Justice workshop, the Vibrant Cities Lab, Virginia Tree Stewards and more.