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Grassroots effort to save Sacramento's elm trees enlists 'community scientists'

with Luke Cleary, ABC10

ABC10's Luke Cleary reports on how Sacramentans can get involved to save our elms from Dutch elm disease.

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App lets you report trees in Sacramento plagued with Dutch elm disease

with Edie Lambert, KCRA News

A disease is threatening thousands of Sacramento's oldest and largest trees, and now the next time you're out for a walk or bike ride, you can help protect these trees.

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It’s getting hot in Sacramento. These neighborhoods will feel it the most

by Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks, The Sacramento Bee

"In areas with lush tree canopy and shade, the air stays cooler and more tolerable. But in neighborhoods where the sun roasts exposed pavement and sprawling warehouses, temperatures soar. The differences often fall on familiar lines of race and wealth, reflecting the country’s history of racial redlining and disinvestment in underserved neighborhoods."

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Stewarding Folsom's heritage oaks for Earth Day

by Kimmy Boyle

To celebrate Earth Day, Arbor Day, and Folsom’s 15-year status as a Tree City USA, the Sacramento Tree Foundation partnered up with the City of Folsom to care for some beautiful mature trees over the weekend. The city is also offering free wood chips for pick-up by residents.

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