Resources

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Image owned by University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas at Austin

https://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/louisiana.html

Most deforested city in US: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/02/120223104023.htm

http://www.nola.com/environment/index.ssf/2012/02/new_orleans_shows_steepest_dro.html

Hospitals, healing and nature:

https://mdc.mo.gov/sites/default/files/resources/2012/10/ulrich.pdf

Video: How trees clean our air

https://www.google.com/#q=how+to+trees+clean+air&kpvalbx=1

Trees and crime:

http://lhhl.illinois.edu/crime.htm

https://depts.washington.edu/hhwb/Thm_Crime.html

http://environment.yale.edu/envy/stories/trees-shed-bad-wrap-as-accessories-to-crime#gsc.tab=0

https://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/news/2010/11/city-trees.shtml

Subsidence and Water Table:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JB012636/full

http://www.nola.com/homegarden/index.ssf/2015/02/shifting_doorframes_cracking_d.html

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/125574/trees-can-raise-groundwater-table.html

Stormwater:

http://forestsforwatersheds.org/reduce-stormwater/

Trees and Hurricanes:

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/FR/FR17300.pdf

The Department of Parks and Parkways:

Tree planting permit: https://nola.gov/nola/media/One-Stop-Shop/Parks%20and%20Parkways/PP-Tree-Planting-Permit-Application.pdf

Planting guidelines: https://nola.gov/nola/media/One-Stop-Shop/Parks%20and%20Parkways/PP-Neutral-Ground-and-Public-Greenspace-Planting-Guide.pdf

Susannah Burley’s Powerpoint

Video: How Trees Clean the Air

LSU AgCenter’s Native Tree Guide

Why we are opposed to purchasing Cypress Mulch