In this edition:
–A report on the July 7 annual recognition meeting for Massachusetts participants in Tree City USA and its sister organizations Tree Campus USA and and Tree Line USA, hosted by the Town of Arlington and cosponsored by Eversource. The newsletter includes a nice photo of Tree Committee member John Ellis and Tim LeCuivre addressing the audience.
–Species spotlight on Japanese stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia).
–Winning entries from this year’s grade school Arbor Day poster contest.
–A report on a new EPA guide on adding green infrastructure to parks, with community involvement, to “improve park lands and access to parks, better manage stormwater, [and] increase community resiliency to shifting weather patterns.”