Building Urban Forest Resilience

The Resilient Canopy is a new series of features in City Trees, the magazine produced by UCFS, that explore the challenges and successes of our members and colleagues in addressing climate change impacts.

Cheers to 60 years!

2024 marks the 60th anniversary of the Urban and Community Forestry Society.

Keeping workers safe in extreme heat

In the November/December 2023 issue of UCFS’s City Trees, Michelle Sutton, City Trees Editor, reported on strategies some communities are taking for Icing out the Heat as extreme heat bears down.

Tree of the Year

Each year, a panel of experts reviews and selects an SMA Tree of the Year. The tree must meet qualifications such as suitability for the urban environment, noteworthy ornamental attributes, and in many cases, be considered underutilized. Check out the Tree of the Year!