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Triple-Digit Heat Poses Major Health Risk, Especially to Sacramento’s Most Vulnerable

by Sammy Caiola, Capital Public Radio

"According to recent research out of Portland State University that maps heat by ZIP code, a lot of asphalt combined with few trees means temperatures in low-income communities can be 20 degrees higher than those of well-shaded neighborhoods." In urban areas, extreme heat takes more lives every year than all other weather events combined - this means that tree-lined streets can save lives

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South Sacramento residents: Get up to $5,000 for trees & jobs in your neighborhood

Apply for funding today

All neighborhoods need trees to thrive, but some areas never got their fair share. Let's work together to change this - what are your ideas to grow and care for trees in South Sacramento? Apply for funding to turn your vision into a reality and grow a healthier, greener future for your family and neighbors.

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