Can plants see, feel, hear, smell, communicate and think?

Check out this interview with Dr. Daniel Chamovitz, Director of the Manna Center for Plant Biosciences at Tel Aviv University and author of the 2012 publication, “What a Plant Knows”

Urban Forests provide human health benefits; Does this mean that city trees save lives?

Research conducted by the USDA Forest Service on the connections between tree mortality and human mortality has been summarized in this video at

Is your community Rain Ready?

This water conservation initiative from the Chicago area has great ideas for people and communities to resolve common stormwater issues in cities and towns.

Learn more than you ever thought possible about a broad range of invasive species.

Created by USDA-APHIS’ Identification Technology Program (ITP), ID Tools helps agency staff to quickly identify pests, including insects, diseases, harmful weeds, and more.

Oregon State University offers the first on-line graduate certificate in Urban Forestry for professionals interested in continuing education.

If you’ve ever been interested in graduate-level education but felt you didn’t have the time, now there’s an new option. Check out this online certificate program.

The National Climate Assessment was released this past May.

How will climate change affect you? Read the full report or fast forward to an overview of anticipated impacts in the Pacific Northwest.