Wednesday, August 4, 2010

A look at the shady side of the Abingtons; Clarks Summit, PA

A look at the shady side of the Abingtons The Abington Journal, Clarks Summit, PA:
A meeting was held at Capwell Hall of Keystone College about an overview of the Urban Tree Canopy (UTC) July 13. The Urban Tree Canopy is the layer of leaves, branches and stems of trees that cover the ground when viewed from above. Researchers estimate that tree canopy cover in urban and metropolitan areas across the United States averages only 27 and 33 percent, respectively, despite the fact that tree canopies lower city temperatures, save energy and reduce air pollution.

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