Kari Logan Impacts Australia

Minnesota Roots Co-Founder, Kari Logan impacts Australia. One of Australia’s top urban forestry magazines has published an article written by our Kari Logan, focused on developing creative community forestry partnerships. Like Crocodile Dundee is at home around trees down under in Australia, Kari’s experiences with promoting urban trees has taken her into urban forests across the United States.  The article can be found on pages 65-66 here.

Creating Community Partnerships

Roots in Minnesota is an offspring of the Kentucky Roots campaign in Northern Kentucky. Due to the success of these campaigns, urban and community foresters in other states are working on replicating them. Why are these campaigns increasing awareness of the value of public trees and motivating tree care? How can you get onboard?

Find out in this article in City Trees Magazine, or click on the PDF to download.

The Society of Municipal Aborists turned to CEL Marketing/PR/Design to help urban and community foresters get a better understanding of how to develop creative community forestry partnerships. As you will see in the Kentucky Roots story within the pages of City Trees, these partnerships provide critical support for implementing tree care campaigns. Kentucky Roots and Roots in Minnesota campaign co-creator Kari Logan tells us how she worked with the Northern Kentucky Urban & Community Forestry Council (NKUCFC) to expand the reach and motivate tree care with Kentucky Roots.

How Will You Celebrate Arbor Day?

Arbor Day is Friday, April 29th. Do you part to care for trees on this day, during Minnesota Arbor Month in May and throughout the year. Pick up a tree care card at participating locations in Saint Paul, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, St. Louis Park or Chanhassen. If you care for the trees in your yard, they pay you back by cleaning the air, keeping you cool, increasing your property values, and more!

Trees Have Great Benefit

Did you know that trees can promote healing, reduce violence, and improve the economy? According to our friends at the Alliance for Community Trees, research shows that “gazing at a garden can speed healing from surgery, infection, and other maladies.” Trees can also improve the economy because they add value to homes and boost retail sales. When it comes to crime, trees and beautiful scenery reduces associated stress and negative feelings. How does the urban forest impact your city?

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