Urban heat islands

$1B will bring more city trees. But it’ll take more than seedlings to grow urban forests.

BY: - October 4, 2023

SEATTLE — Over the next five years, leaders here in the Emerald City will spend millions in federal dollars to green up neighborhoods that lack trees. As Seattle and the surrounding region deal with more frequent extreme heat events, residents are starting to view trees as more than a luxury. “The conversation around our urban forest has […]