Sometimes all it takes is seeing an idea in action to try it ourselves. Get inspired by stories about the transformative power of trees.
July is Social Wellness Month and ParkRx Arizona is celebrating by helping participants in the Phoenix Metro area embrace their local neighborhoods, improve their green spaces, share their expertise, learn new skills, and grow into effective community leaders.
We have a lot of evidence showing how important forests are to human health and the human spirit. The opportunity to work with Stillmeadow Community Church bore witness to the connection between stewardship of the land and stewardship of people. - USDA Northern Research Station Director Cynthia West
Bayard, NE, proudly wears its Tree City USA status because it didn’t come easily. In June 2017, two tornados touched down in and around the small city of 1,000 people, causing widespread property damage. The storms also did a number on the area’s trees.