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Get your free trees: Soon it will be tree planting season

by Devin Lavelle, Pocket News

"We've all been dreaming of ways to make our homes more comfortable and planting some beautiful shade trees is a great way to do it -- all while cleaning our air and fighting climate change!"

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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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