No doubt, Washington state has become particularly chilly in recent weeks. Did you know that a robust urban forest continues to provide benefits to our communities even in winter?

Check out this article about Cold Climate Benefits from Trees as it appears in the Deeproot Company’s Green Infrastructure blog (and for what it’s worth, you might want to bookmark the Green Infrastructure blog if you’re as interested in urban ecology as the rest of us tree nerds, because they routinely put out great articles)

A frosty shore pine in Tacoma. Photo by Ramie Pierce