i-Tree News Articles
The Science of Trees in Cities
Municipal Equation Podcast episode and article, Oct 24, 2016
Benefits of Aberdeen's street trees demonstrated by student's survey
A Baltimore Sun article, Oct 24, 2016
The importance of urban forests: why money really does grow on trees
Article in The Guardian, Oct 12, 2016
Cities turn a new leaf to count the ROI of trees
Article appearing in Green Biz, Oct 10, 2016
Every wonder how much a tree is really worth?
Article appearing in Total Landscape Care, Oct 4, 2016
How much is a tree worth?
Article appearing in the Daily Herald, Sept 15, 2016
Dal students to count trees as part of Halifax green plan
Article appearing in the Chronicle Herald, July 18, 2016
California's urban trees offer $1 billion in benefits
UPI article by Brook Hays, June 14, 2016
This is How Much an Urban Forest is Worth
Article appearing in Conservation This Week, Mar 15, 2016
Austin's urban forest
Article appearing in Science Codex, Mar 09, 2016
Growing a Daily Dose of Nature for Everyone
USDA Blog post by Jasmine Napier and Alice Ewen, Mar 04, 2016
Tree strategy backed in Wrexham
Horticulture Week article by Gavin McEwan, Mar 04, 2016
Urban Forests, i-Tree, and Promoting Conservation Benefits
US Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell discusses urban forest benefits, Feb 22, 2016. USDA audio brief
London i-Tree Results Highlight Value of Urban Trees
An Institute of Chartered Foresters online article, Jan 05, 2016
London is a forest - who knew?
Article by Patrick Barkham in The Guardian, Dec 07, 2015
Trees lift our spirits, shade us, boost the environment - but which ones are right for your garden?
Article by Anna Pavord in the The Independent, Nov 06, 2015
University of Montana students calculate benefits of trees on campus
Article by Dillon Kato appearing in the Missoulian, Oct 17, 2015
Vancouver city project aims to put a value on trees
Article by Jeff Lee appearing in The Vancouver Sun, Sep 08, 2015
Introducing 'treeconomics': how street trees can save our cities
Article by Patrick Barkham in the Guardian, Aug 15, 2015
Praise for study using i-Tree to put value on highway trees
Article by Gavin McEwan appearing in HorticultureWeek, July 30, 2015
UT students survey Crossville's urban forest
Article by Jim Young appearing in the Crossville Chronicle, July 21, 2015
UTRGV Edinburg campus garners Tree Campus USA designation
Article in the YourValleyVoice.com, July 8, 2015
Woodland Trust cites i-Tree study in call to raise Wales' urban tree canopy
Article by Gavin McEwan in HorticultureWeek, July 7, 2015
Wild Basin worth millions in eco value, researchers say
Article by Katie Urbaszewski appearing in the Statesman, June 24, 2015
Receive a Free Tree from Omaha Public Power District
Article appearing on WOWT News, Apr 14, 2015
‘Ambitious Plans’ To Increase Wrexham’s Tree Coverage By 20%
Article appearing on Wrexham.com, Apr 06, 2015
i-Tree Eco: Modelling the Lungs of Our Cities- Part2
Article by Keith Sacre appearing in PROARBMAGAZINE.com, April, 2015
i-Tree Eco: Modelling the Lungs of Our Cities- Part1
Article by Kenton Rogers appearing in PROARBMAGAZINE.com, Mar, 2015
Delmarva Power to provide 1,500 free trees
Article in the Stardem.com, Mar 15, 2015
Trees provide surprising economic value
Article by Carl Hnatyshyn in sarniathisweek.com, online, Jan 21, 2015
Barrell on ... Trees: more trouble than they're worth?
Article by Jeremy Barrell appearing in Horticulture Week, online, Jan 09, 2015
App offers wealth of information on urban forests
Article appearing in Poughkeepsie Journal, online, Dec 27, 2014
BGE Provides 360 Energy Saving Trees to Baltimore City to Promote Energy Efficiency
Article appearing in AFRO.com, online, Dec 15, 2014
A Case Study in using i-Tree at a City Scale: City of Minneapolis, MN Tree Resource Analysis
Article by Nathalie Shanstrom appearing in deeproot.com, Green Infrastructure For Your Community, online, Dec 08, 2014
Concrete city tag shock
Article by Jessica Nico appearing in Freemantle Gazette, InMyCommunity, online, Nov 25, 2014
Mayor backs largest ever survey of London's trees & woodlands
Greater London Authority Mayor's press release, online, October 3, 2014
Keep Covington Beautiful tree plan gets a grant from state Agriculture Department
Article appearing in NOLA.com, The Times Picayune, online, August 27, 2014
i-Tree: Analyze Structure, Function, and Value of Community Forests
Article by Nathalie Shanstrom appearing in deeproot.com, Green Infrastructure For Your Community, online, August 27, 2014
Trees are Heroes: They Save Hundreds of Lives a Year
Article by Ben Schiller appearing in Co.Exist, online, August 01, 2014
Northampton residents to conduct public shade tree inventory
Article by Mary Serreze appearing in MassLive.com , August 05, 2014
First national study finds trees saving lives, reducing respiratory problems:
Air pollution modeling reveals broad-scale impacts of pollution removal by trees
US Forest Service NRS News Release , July 25, 2014
City of Reno Counting Trees
Video and article appearing on KOLO8 news now, July 23, 2014
Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission study determines the cost of trees
Article appearing in NJ.com True Jersey, July 22, 2014
New 202020 Vision report asks 'Where are all the trees?'
Article appearing in Architecture and Design, online, July 21, 2014
Sydney and Melbourne have least tree cover of biggest Australian cities
Article by Oliver Milman appearing in The Guardian, online, July 17, 2014
Plano participates in i-Tree Eco Study
Article by Brittany Feagans appearing in the Plano Star Courier, online, June 15, 2014
Trees help improve environment
Article by Liz Pilcher appearing in Wicked Local Arlington, online, July 3, 2014
Emerald ash borer found in St. Charles County
Article appearing in the Wayne County Journal-Banner, online, June 11, 2014
Tree Town OKs Urban Forestry Plan
Article appearing in the Ann Arbor Chronicle, online, June 3, 2014
Kutztown students scour Pottsville to inventory trees
Article by Stephen J. Pytak appearing in the Republican Herald, online, June 3, 2014
City green team taps volunteers for tree canopy project
Article by Sylvia Carignan appearing in The Fredrick News-Post, online, June 3, 2014
Money Growing on Trees
Article by Emily Laber-Warren appearing in Newsweek, online, May 1, 2014
Trees Add Financial Value to WIU Campus
Article by Frannie Smith appearing in TriStates Public Radio, online, April 24, 2014
This Earth Day, you can order a free tree from Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power
Article appearing on CBS5 News Channel KGWN, online, April 22, 2014
Environmental Journal: Putting a value on Providence's 415,000 trees
Article by Richard Salit appearing in the Providence Journal, online, April 12, 2014
Tags quantify trees' dollar value
Article appearing in the Liberty Tribune, online, April 11, 2014
i-Tree can flag up problems in urban tree population, event hears
Article appearing in HorticultureWeek, online, April 10, 2014
Life in the Urban Forest - Part1: An Urban Forestry Primer
Article by Michelle Sutton appearing in Chronomgram - House & Home Section, online, April 01, 2014
New Cottage Grove program puts price on city's ash trees
Article appearing in the StarTribune east metro briefs, March 29, 2014
Delmarva Power providing 2,000 free trees to customers
Article appearing in CapeGazette.com, March 21, 2014
i-Tree Helps Cities Value Trees
Article by Kara Holsopple in The Allegheny Front, online, January 24, 2014
Street Trees: More than Meets the Eye
Article by Marguerite Huber in EPA Blog, online, January 17, 2014
Baton Rouge's tree canopy providing environmental benefits
Article by Amy Wold in The Advocate, online, January 16, 2014
Urban Nature: How to Foster Biodiversity in World's Cities
Article by Richard Conniff in Yale Environment360, online, January 06, 2014
If a tree falls in the city, does it affect home values?
Article by Thomas Korosec featured in the Dallas News, online, November 13, 2013
Volunteers conducting tree survey in Providence
Article featured in the Providence Journal, online, October 08, 2013
Evaluating the use of i-Tree Eco in the Southeastern US
Article featured in the Florida Arborist, Fall 2013
Urban trees value to Wrexham measured
Article featured in the BBC News North East Wales, online, August 27, 2013
Weighing up the worth of Wrexham's trees
Article featured in NewsWales, online, August 28, 2013
Promoting the benefits of planting tree in cities
Article featured in The Washington Post, online, July 30, 2013
Are My Trees Valuable?
Article by the Alphretta, GA Natural Resource Commission featured in online, July 22, 2013
How much do urban trees help with particle pollution?
Article by Rebecca Williams featured in The Environment Report, Michigan Radio, online, June 25, 2013
Putting a dollar value on that tree in your yard
David Weinberg interview on American Public Media, Marketplace Sustainability , April 26, 2013
Wisconsin DNR completes multi-city canopy and street tree benefit analysis study
Wisconsin DNR News Release , April 10, 2013
Radio Smart Talk: Earth Day -- the benefits of trees, especially in urban areas
WITF Radio interview by Scott LaMar , April 22, 2013
How Much is that Tree? Using i-Tree Design Tool to Calculate the Ecological & Monetary Benefits of Trees
by Mary Van Dyke appearing online on National Environmental Education Week website, April, 2013
Quantifying the Economic Value of Trees to Cities
by Ben Schiller appearing online in Co.Exist, March, 2013
Tree on the Corner May be Worth More Than Your House
by Nate Seltenrich online in Next City, February 18, 2013
Duke is Evergreen as Tree Campus USA - Duke Campus is Recognized for fifth straight year
by Bryan Roth online in Duke Today, February 1, 2013
i-Tree Article appearing in the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee of the State of PA
Environmental Synopsis, Vol 13, No 12. December 2012
Version 5 i-Tree released includes more Canadian content and a smartphone & tablet app!
Ontario Arborist Article, Nov-Dec 2012
i-Tree and Air Pollution in DeSoto County, Mississippi
Urban Forestry South - Leaves of Change, Issue 13. November 2012
US Forest Service Honored for iTree, Announces New Mobile Software
ISA Today Newsletter, October 2012
Tracking Burlington's Urban Forests
WCAX Burlington, VT media feature, October 1, 2012
i-Tree Streets: No Relation to Apple but Relevant to You!
Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Inc. post by Abby Grosslein, September 11, 2012
Green Benefits in Victoria (UK) Business Improvement District
An i-Tree Eco analysis report by Kenton Rodgers, Anne Jaluzot & Christopher Neilan, July, 2012
City of Rio and World Bank Launch Ground-Breaking Program for Low Carbon City Development
World Bank Press Release, Rio De Janeiro, June 18, 2012
DNR Study Shows Green Bay Area Trees Provide $6M Per Year in Benefits
Wisconsin DNR Northeast Region News Release, June 14, 2012
Forest Service Studying Diversity, Size of Delaware's Urban Forest
USFS NRS News Release, May 22, 2012
Surveying Duke's Valuable Trees
by Bryan Roth online in Duke Today, May 10, 2012
Master Gardeners calculating economic impact of city trees
by Tom Stafford online in Springfield News-Sun, April 24, 2012
Torbay Values Trees with i-Tree Eco
Video news feature on WestCountry News, April 2012
Environmental Contribution of Tennessee's Urban Trees: $80 Billion
by James Holloway online in ARS Technica March 2012
Trees Provide Annual Services Worth $6.6 Million in Just Five Communities
Virginia Department of Forestry Press Release, March 2012
i-Tree Article appearing in the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee of the State of PA
Environmental Synopsis, Vol 13, No 2. February 2012
Overseas with i-Tree
by Scott Maco & David Nowak in 2011 ISA Conference Proceedings
What is a Tree Worth?
by Jill Jonnes featured in The Wilson Quarterly (online) Winter 2011.
New Research Proves Just How "Green" Urban Forests Are
by Darcy Poletti Harp featured in National Forest Foundation (online) Feb 22, 2011.
2010 and Earlier Articles
Putting a Value on the Urban Forest
featured in Leaves of Change bulletin - Centers for Urban and Interface Forestry, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service. Issue 8, December 2010.
i-Tree Software Puts a Price Tag on Trees to Save Them
Article by Jaymi Heimbuch appearing online in TreeHugger, December 20, 2010.
i-Tree software puts economic value on trees
Article by Tannaith Cattermole appearing online in Gizmag, December 19, 2010.
An i-Tree for everyone: New software reveals what urban trees do for our cities
Article by Fraser Los appearing online in Canadian Geographic, January/February 2011 issue.
Torbay adopts i-Tree software that puts a value on trees
Article by Chris Baker appearing online in the Ecologist (U.K Publication) Dec 10, 2010.
i-Tree abroad and now at home
Article by Keith Sacre and Kenton Rodgers appearing in U.K Publication essentialARB Nov 2010.
Who said money doesn't grow on trees?
Article by Kenton Rodgers appearing in Tree News journal, Fall 2010.
Rhode Island Tree's Technical Director Addresses Storm Workhop
Press Release appearing in the Providence Business News, Oct 12, 2010.
i-Tree: Werbung fur das Grun in den USA (German article)
Article by Tanja Sachs and Dirk Dujesiefken appearing in TASPO BaumZeitung Magazine, Feb, 2010.
How Green is Your Valley?
PW Editorial by Stephanie Johnston appearing in Public Works Magazine Online, June 2010.
Sustaining America's Urban Trees and Forests: A Forests on the Edge Report
USDA General Technical Report NRS-62, Nowak et al. June, 2010.
Four villages' greenery will benefit from i-Tree program and new plantings
By Sarah Haase appearing in the Watertown Daily Times, Sept 10, 2010.
Calculating the Green in Green: What's an Urban Tree Worth?
Pacific Northwest Research Station Science Findings, Issue 126, Sept, 2010
Students brave bogs and bugs for tree inventory
by Henry Bailey appearing on The Commercial Appeal news site, June 19th, 2010.
UK i-Tree Eco Pilot: A high profile computer program that quantifies the ecological
benefits provided by trees is to be trialled in the UK this summer
by Kenton Rodgers appearing in the Arboricultural Association's Newsletter, June, 2010.
Digging into i-Tree - Discussion of the use of i-Tree outside the U.S.
by Scott Maco appearing in the SMA's City Trees, May - June, 2010.
Chicago UFORE/i-Tree Eco Project
by Cherie LeBlanc Fisher and David Nowak appearing in Illinois Trees, courtesy of the Illinois Arborist Association, Spring 2010.
Digging into i-Tree - introducing i-Tree Vue canopy assessment tool
by Scott Maco appearing in the SMA's City Trees, Jan - Feb, 2010.
Week interview with NYC Dir. of Landscaping Matt Wells
Magda Ibrahim's interview with Matthew Wells October 2009.
Interview audio provided courtesy of Horticulture Week and music by The Leisure Society.
i-Tree: Measuring the Urban Forest
Article appearing in FLC NewsLink, The Newsletter of the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer in March 2009.
NFL Favors Proven Strategies for Super Bowl
by Alexis Muellner appearing in the Sports Business Journal on Nov 10, 2008.
Don't Sell the Value of Your Trees Short
by ISA Executive Director, Jim Skiera appearing in The Arborist News, June 2008.
Pest Inventory Software Could Stop 'Terrorist' Invasions
by Don Dale appearing in Tree Care Industry Magazine, April 2008.
Maybe Only God Can Make a Tree, but Only People Can Put a Price on
by David K. Randall appearing in the New York Times on April 18, 2007.
Oakville's Urban Forest: Our Solution to Our Pollution
by John McNeil appearing in the SMA's City Trees, Mar-April 2007.