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Our Mission: Trees for all

Durhamites Deserve A Socially Just, Healthy, And Sustainable Urban Forest

Tree’s Preserve Our Soil

As humans, we depend on fertile soil to grow our food.  Soil that can grow food in it is called “arable.” Did you know that around 30% of the world’s once arable land can no longer grow food?  The soil can no longer grow food because 60% of it has been washed away...

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How Trees Help Cool Our Cities

We all know how hot it can get during the summer months in North America. It is not uncommon to be able to see heat waves radiating off of the asphalt on city streets or concrete sidewalks. Thankfully, nature provides us with an excellent and all-natural form of air...

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More Trees = Cleaner Air

Trees keep our air fresh and clean so that we can breathe easier and safer.  Urban trees help improve air quality because they remove carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the atmosphere in a process called photosynthesis and return oxygen back into the...

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