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Sacramento Tree Foundation: Growing The Urban Forest

by Janet Scherr, Boomer Sacramento Magazine

Volunteers play an important role in keeping Sacramento known as the City of Trees. Over 2,000 of them join in tree planting events each year, assist with outreach and education, and work in office support roles.

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Racist Housing Practices From The 1930s Linked To Hotter Neighborhoods Today

by Meg Anderson, NPR

In 37 cities around the country, formerly redlined neighborhoods have about half as many trees on average today as the highest-rated predominantly white neighborhoods on those maps.

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Here's where Sacramento's fallen trees are reborn

as shown on KCRA

Our city is the largest hand-planted urban forest in the world, but many of those trees are reaching the end of their life. Fortunately, Sacramento’s trees are skipping the landfill and getting a second life thanks to the nonprofit Urban Wood Rescue.

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