May 1, 2017
Bioswales causing controversy on New York streets by Beth Hyatt for Total Landscape Care.
9 Garden Trends for 2017 in American Nurseryman.
A comparison of soil moisture at curb cuts with and without rain gardens by Aaron Kauffman, Cody Stropki and Alexander Mundt in StormH2o.
Doing it All for Green [$] by Sean James and other great eco articles in the April 2017 in Landscape Trades by Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association.
Cities and Critical Wildlife Habitats on Collision Course by Aaron King on ASLA’s The Dirt.
What Millennials Want in a Tree by Alex Tisthammer in LooseLeaf.
The Tough Immigrant Tree That Represents New York–The London plane tree has worked tirelessly for the city, cleaning its air and shading its streets. Today, though, both tree and city are newly vulnerable by Alison Kinney in The New Yorker.
President’s Budget Threatens Cities’ Ability to Act on Environmental & Infrastructure Issues by Paul Konz on the National League of Municipalities’ CitiesSpeak.
Proposed cuts in US climate science reverberate worldwide by Marlowe Hood with Afp Reporters In Sydney, Oslo And Hong Kong on Phys.org.
Can Money Really Grow On Trees? Increased Tree Canopy Boosts Sydney Property Values on The Urban Developer.
North America’s Freshwater Lakes Getting Saltier–Proximity to Road Salt Predicts Escalating Salinization by the Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies on Sustainable Cities Network.
Changing Roles of Gardens by Janet Draper on Smithsonian Gardens.
Serenbe’s New Wellness District Features a Food Forest by Jared Green on ASLA’s The Dirt.
Well-kept vacant lots can help reduce crime by Rick Sadler and Sarina Gleason on Phys.org.
Maximizing the Health Benefits of Landscapes by Jared Green on ASLA’s The Dirt.
Looking for an easy-to-grow shrub with year-round appeal? Try Henry’s Garnet Virginia willow by Dan Gill for the Times Picayune.
Birds sing shorter songs in response to traffic noise by the Taylor & Francis group on ScienceDirect.
The problems facing green infrastructure by Beth Hyatt in Total Landscape Care.
Plant a rain garden, and help protect the bays by Jennifer Popiel for DelmarvaNow.
It’s legal to capture rainwater, if you do it right by Camilla Mortensen in Eugene Weekly.
Seeing the forest for the trees: What one oak tells us about climate change by Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times.
Interactive map plots trees across the capital in London’s urban forest by Alexandra Simon-Lewis in Wired UK.
Soul-searching scientists struggle to get message across by Mariëtte Le Roux on Phys.org.
Escape of the invasives: Top six invasive plant species in the United States by Emily Grebenstein on Smithsonian Insider.
How gardeners can combat climate change by Adrian Higgins in the Washington Post.
Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow by Bruce Shipkowski on Phys.org.
The trees that make Southern California shady and green are dying. Fast. by Louis Sahagun in the LA Times.
Three Ways to Urban Agricultures: Digging into Three Very Different Offerings from Three New Books by Wayne Roberts on Medium.com.
Half of All Species Are on the Move—And We’re Feeling It by Craig Welch for National Geographic.com.
The Butterfly Effect–Could the entire city of Arcata become a certified wildlife habitat? These guys think so. by Sam Armanino for the North Coast Journal.
Should we build on green belts? by Rob Edwards in The Herald.
April 17, 2017
Designed to Fail: How Green Infrastructure Standards Create Conditions for Failed Plantings by Thomas Rainer on Grounded Design.
University of Copenhagen Green Surge Project list of published research papers, many available in full. The Green Surge project is a collaborative project between 24 partners in 11 countries. It’s funded by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme.
Making Water Conservation a California Way of Life by an interagency group from The State of California.
A new Piedmont prairie? by Meredith Hebden on PlanCharlotte.org.
In U.S., Water Pollution Worries Highest Since 2001 by Justin McCarthy for Gallup.
Biophilic Cities, A Global Journal of Innovation in Urban Nature on Issuu.
Extinction Debt: Is Urban Nature Conservation in Peril? by Marié du Toit on The Nature of Cities.
China to Plant ‘Green Necklace’ of Trees around Bejing to Fight Smog by Edward Wong in The New York Times.
NC Solar Farms Do “Double Duty” Helping Pollinators by Stephanie Carson on Public News Service.
When it rains, Los Angeles sends billions of gallons of ‘free liquid gold’ down the drain by Bettina Boxall in the Los Angeles Times.
The rise of the urban jungle by Georgia McCafferty for CNN Style.
An Ecologically Friendly Virginia Garden by Donna Dorian in Garden Design.
Bloomageddon—seven clever ways bluebells win the woodland turf war by Vera Thoss on The Conversation.
Flooding Risk and Naturally Resilient Communities by The Nature Conservancy.
Pocket parks convert vacant lots to tranquil spots by Linda Robertson in the Miami Herald.
Polish law change unleashes ‘massacre’ of trees by Christian Davies in The Guardian.
Scientists challenge Center for Biological Diversity report claiming wild bees near extinction by Richard Levin on the Genetic Literacy Project.
U.S. streams carry surprisingly extensive mixture of pollutants from The American Chemical Society.
Researchers Find Mushrooms May Hold Clues to Effect of Carbon Dioxide on Lawns from the University of New Hampshire.
Worth listening: Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery on The Native Plant Podcast.
The Power of the Palette: A Tool to Guide Planting Decisions by Rhiannon Crain on Habitat Network.
We’re in a Tight Spot — Landscape Design for Small Urban Spaces by Amy Nyman in the ELA Newsletter.
The District of Columbia’s Flexible Green Area Ratio Policy by Dr. Hamid Karimi and Margie Noonan in Living Architecture magazine.
Beyond Sedum: Allium species for Green Roofs by Bradley Rowe in Living Architecture magazine.
Major infrastructure opportunities for landscapers by Sarah Cosgrove in Horticulture Week.
NY Water Infrastructure Investments Are Worth Every Penny by Joan Leary Matthews for NRDC.
April 3, 2017
Measuring the impact of a city’s buildings on the weather by Sandrine Perroud, Mediacom.
Under Par: How Golf Courses Are Fighting for Survival by Matt Weiser on Water Deeply.
Louisvillians: You Can Now Get Paid For Your ‘Cool Roof’ by Erica Peterson for WFPL.
Are Therapeutic Gardens Safe? by Jared Green on ASLA’s The Dirt.
Flower-rich habitats increase survival of bumblebee families from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology on Phys.org.
After Katrina, flood-prone New Orleans learns to live with water by Megan Rowling for Reuters.
Why US communities should be designing parks for older adults by Jay Maddock, The Conversation.
The Business Case for Soil in Nature.
General Mills’ push to sow wildflowers to help bees reaps criticism by Josephine Marcotty in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Cyclone Debbie: we can design cities to withstand these natural disasters by Rob Roggema, The Conversation.
Dallas set to un-pave a parking lot, and put a park downtown with $15M gift —in the Dallas News.
This Is Los Angeles’ Largest Native Plant Nursery by Clarissa Wei for KCET.
Green roofs will benefit Denver, but they shouldn’t be mandated by the Denver Post Editorial Board.
A guide to Louisiana irises: How, where and when to plant these beautiful native flowers by Dan Gill in the New Orleans Times Picayune.
Trees and Air Pollution by Bill Schlesinger for themillbrookindependent.com.
California’s Drought May Be Over, But Its Water Troubles Aren’t by Jeremy Miller for the New Yorker.
Know Your Natives – Fire Pink by the Arkansas Native Plant Society.
Water, Off the Grid: A Home in Bend, Oregon, Proves It’s Possible by Matt Weiser on Water Deeply.
Long Beach Showcases Water-Efficient, Drought-Tolerant Gardens by Dave Nyczepir on Route Fifty.
MSD, city launch program to tear down old houses for green space by Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Santa Rosa set to showcase rainwater capture at new City Hall garden by Kevin McCullum in The Press Democrat.
Winter sets up bird breeding success: study from the University of Guelph on Phys.org.
Interactive map – Green infrastructure indicators (EU) by the European Environment Agency.
Audubon database encourages avian visitors by Beth Hyatt in Total Landscape Care.
Serviceberry—So graceful by Matthew Chappell in Nursery and Landscape Insider.
Spotlight on Research: Green Infrastructure market, urban forest management guide, and more on Green Infrastructure Ontario.
Leave the Bio in BioFilter…Plants Do Matter by Mindy Hills on the Contech Engineered Solutions blog.
Los Angeles green street stores rainwater for groundwater recharge by Jason Pereira and on EStormwater.com.
Feed the Soil; Feed the Plants by Mike Murray for the Ecological Landscape Alliance.
Resilient Modern Cities with a Little Help from Nature by CEE Web for Biodiversity.
Optimising UK urban road verge contributions to biodiversity and ecosystem services with cost-effective management by Odhran O’Sullivan, Alison Holt, Philip Warren and Karl Evans in the Journal of Environmental Management (open access).
Nature for Health and Equity by the Institute for Environmental Policy (EU).
Evidence Statement on the links between natural environments and human health by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EU).
Wild about Bees by The Wildlife Trust and The Royal Horticultural Society.
March 15, 2017
When it rains, Los Angeles sends billions of gallons of “free liquid gold” down the drain by Bettina Boxall in the LA Times.
Connecting plant phenology and local climate change by Tatyana Lobova in the Virginian-Pilot.
Invasive bushes in Decatur killing cedar waxwings by Mary Margaret Stewart on Decaturish.com and Feeding Behavior-Related Toxicity due to Nandina domestica in Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) by Moges Woldemeskel and Eloise L. Styer in Veterinary Medicine International.
Why artificial turf may truly be bad for kids by Stuart Shalat on The Conversation.
Improving the biodiversity of green roofs from a press release by the University of Portsmouth and Microbial inoculants as a soil remediation tool for extensive green roofs by Heather Rumble and Alan C. Gange in Ecological Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.01.025
The Transformative Power of Spending Time Outside by Amelia Urry on CityLab.
Maine’s native bees a ‘very optimistic story” by Abigail Curtis in the Bangor Daily News.
How the United States Looked Before the EPA on Fortune.
How to Fight Plants with Plants by Nancy Lawson on the Humane Gardener.
Happy New Era? by Jim Lenhart in Storm Water Solutions.
Black cohosh native plant of the year by Mary Reid Barrow for the Virginian-Pilot.
Brighten Up Your Balcony or Patio with a DIY Native-Plants Garden by Meghan Bartels for Audubon.
Admiring the desert’s native shrubs by Maureen Gilmer for The Desert Sun.
Communicating the Value of Urban Biodiversity to Foster City Resilience by Rowan Schmidt, Matt Chadsey and Jessica Hanson for 100 Resilient Cities.
Santa Rosa set to showcase rainwater capture at new City Hall garden by Kevin MacCullum for The Press Democrat.
Seeds of Commerce: Saving Native Plants in the Heart of Appalachia by Nancy Averett on Yale Environment 360.
Water Conservation by Joann Gonchar in Architectural Record.
Pussy Willow — A Valuable Native Plant by Penn State Extension.
700+ native bee species spiraling toward extinction by Melissa Breyer on Treehugger.
Let it pour: How to rainscape your yard by Kris Wetherbee for The Oregonian/OregonLive.
The Value of the 1st Year’s Maintenance for Green Infrastructure by Anthony Kendrick for Convergent Water Technologies.
March 1, 2017
A small city in Iowa is devoting 1,000 acres of land to America’s vanishing bees by Sarah Fechtin Popular Science.
What Scott Pruitt’s confirmation means for the EPA by Brad Plumer on Vox and Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s Pick to Lead the EPA, Is Confirmed by the Senate by Robinson Meyer in The Atlantic.
‘Forest cities’: the radical plan to save China from air pollution by Tom Phillips in The Guardian.
To you it’s a place to walk, but to wildlife it’s refuge by Jack Horan on PlanCharlotte.org.
A New Take on Invasive Plants by Thomas Christopher on Garden Rant, a review of one of my favorite books, “Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast” by Peter Del Tredici and Peter del Tredici Talks about Urban Ecology by Susan Harris on Garden Rant.
Plants, soils take to the streets by Danielle St. Louis for the Soil Science Society of America
Walk on the Wild Side by Noel Kingsbury in the Ecological Landscape Alliance e-newsletter.
Canopy trees in an urban landscape–viable forests or long-lived gardens? Reforestation in Urban Landscapes by Mary A. Durlak for SUNY Buffalo State.
Using ‘real life’ analogies to get past scientific uncertainty on climate change by Rose Hendricks on Phys.org.
To Fight Urban Heat, Louisville Is Appealing to a Higher Power on True Viral News.
Synthetic chemicals as agents of global change by Emily Bernhardt, Emma Rosi and Mark Gessner in The Ecological Society of America’s Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
Planting Food near Native Oaks: Pairing Forest Ecology with Edible Gardening by Joshua Burman Thayer, Native Sun Gardens for Mother Earth News.
Phragmites chokes wetlands, can also fight climate change by Katherine Phillips and Harrison Jackson on Delmarvanow.
Despite progress, northern Queens homeowners still want to opt-out on green infrastructure by Suzanne Monteverdi on Queens (NY) QNS.
Could greenways reduce Chicago crime? by D’lyn Ford, NC State University release.
Score! Bumblebees see how to sink ball in goal, then do it better by Susan Milius in ScienceNews.
For the love of green spaces by Mark Cullen for the thestar.com.
Study: Less pollution in New Jersey streams, but more salt by Wayne Parry for the Associated Press on Phys.org.
Georgia scores victory in water war with Florida by Sara Jerome on WaterOnline.
Scientists create electric circuits inside plants by Stuart Thompson on The Conversation.
Urban butterfly declines 69% compared to 45% drop in countryside by Patrick Barkham in The Guardian.
February 15, 2017
Every Drop Counts in Making Amsterdam “Rainproof” by Letty Reimerink in Urban Land Magazine.
Gardening for Native Bees by Jessie Keith in The American Gardener.
L.A.’s mayor wants to lower the city’s temperature. These scientists are figuring out how to do it by Deborah Netburn in the L.A. Times.
Sophora secundiflora (Texas Mountain Laurel) Plant of the Month on Water Use it Wisely.
The 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year, and Other Milkweeds You Should Know by Justin Wheeler on the Xerces Society blog.
Legal Implications of Trump’s 2-for-1 Regulations Order by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
How can wildlife co-exist with city development? This researcher looks for answers. by Mary Newsom on the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute blog.
U.S. Trees Save Billions Each Year in Reduced Energy Costs by Conni Kunzler for the Alliance for Community Trees News blog.
Removing invasive plant species shown to improve outlook for native species by Bob Yirka on Phys.org.
Trump Administration Puts off Listing Bumble Bee as Endangered by Juliet Eilperin in The Washington Post
The Nature of Business – A Conservation Conference Session Recap by Colleen Beaty on the Wildlife Habitat Council blog.
How to Make Urban Green Verdant and Sustainable: Designing “Wild” Swedish Lawns by Maria Ignatieva on The Nature of Cities.
Growing Agrihoods: The Next Frontier in Urban Revitalization by Julia Travers on Civil Eats.
Do We Know How to Design and Grow an Urban Forest? By Matthew Daniel on Sourceable.
How to find U.S. climate action reports that disappeared from the State Dept. website by Dana Varinsky on Business Insider.
U.S. Green Building Council Releases Annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building: Massachusetts moves from the 3rd to 1st; New York rejoins ranking a press release from the U.S. Green Building Council.
This New Riverside Park In Dallas Is Designed To Fill With Water When It Floods by Eillie Anzilotti on Co.Exist.
By 2030 Megacities May Devour More Than 86 Million Acres of Prime Farmland by Andrew Amelinckx in Modern Farmer and Future urban land expansion and implications for global croplands by Christopher Bren d’Amoura, Femke Reitsma, Giovanni Baiocchi, Stephan Barthel, Burak Güneralp, Karl-Heinz Erb, Helmut Haberl, Felix Creutzig and Karen C. Seto in Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
This is what life without bees would look like by Melissa Breyer on TreeHugger.
Progressive Cities vs. Conservative States by David Graham on CityLab.
Designer Puts Tallamy’s Advice into Practice by Susan Harris on GardenRant.
New report clarifies role of trees in ecosystem services in Horticulture Week.
Man-made wetlands can solve flooding, drought problems by Betty Ann Adams in Saskatoon’s Star Phoenix.
Should Britain build on its green spaces to solve the housing crisis? by Alister Scott on The Conversation.
Beyond honey: A primer on some of New York’s 400-plus bee species by Sharyn Flanagan on HudsonValleyonline.
How Just 15 Minutes in Nature Can Make You Happier by Florence Williams a review of “The Nature Fix” in Time magazine.
The secret life of trees: Is nature less selfish than we think? by Paula Erizanu for CNN.
Deer change the landscape indirectly by Terry Devitt on Phys.org.
Harnessing the Power of Nature to Improve Our Cities by Jared Green a review of “The Handbook of Biophilic City Design and Plannin”g on The Dirt.
Management, Not Maintenance by Thomas Christopher on GardenRant.
Higher Water Rates Keep California Conserving by Richard Restuccia on the Jain blog.
Bird-Friendly Communities: Grow These Native Plants So Your Backyard Birds Can Feast by Zach Slavin for Audubon’s blog.
February 1, 2017
LA’s mega water users still pumped millions of gallons despite drought by Lance Williams on Reveal.
Gottlieb Native Garden: a Southern California Oasis by Solvej Schou for the Associated Press.
Need quick public buy-in on climate action? Think urban heat islands by Doug Kelbaugh on Citiscope.
The Trump Administration: Scientists are archiving government data to protect it from Trump by Dana Varinsky on Business Insider; How progressives can still make change in the age of Trump by Sandra Waddock on The Conversation; Trump Wants to Cut Regulations by 75 Percent. Former Agency Lawyers Are Skeptical. By Rebekah Mintzer, The National Law Journal in Legal Times; Federal agencies ordered to restrict their communications by Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis in the Washington Post; Trump Orchestrates Major Shift on Climate and Environment by Jared Green on ASLA’s The Dirt; and Trump’s Team at EPA Vetting ‘Controversial’ Public Meetings and Presentations by Andrew Revkin on Propublica.org.
I fought the lawn, Part 2 by Blair Pollock in the News & Observer.
GreatPlants provide sense of place, purpose by Sarah Browning in the Lincoln Journal Star.
Wheat virus crosses over, harms native grasses, Michigan State University press release.
Artful Rainwater Design: A Case Study in Landscape Design, Stormwater Management Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus, Mesa, Arizona – A Case Study by Stuart Echols and Eliza Pennypacker on the ELA blog.
Tiny Pollinators Need Wildlife Corridors, Too by Michelle Nijhuis in The Atlantic.
Young Americans: Yearning for the Suburbs, Stuck in the City by Joe Pensker in The Atlantic.
7 ugly urban underpasses now functioning as public parks by Megan Barber on Curbed.
Are deer taking toll on Jekyll Island plants? Study underway by Terry Dickson on Jacksonville.com.
Places to check out green infrastructure in Detroit by Brian Allnutt on Model D.
“Vegetation the key to success for a 21st century sustainable city,” James Hitchmough by Matthew Appleby in Horticulture Week.
Meet the Minds: Roger Bales on Climate Adaptation and Water Security by Tara Lohan on Water Deeply.
Sustainable Landscape Design Using Herbaceous Plants by Kyle Franta on South Dakota State University’s iGrow site.
The nature reserve that social media built by Adrian Cooper on Positive.News.
Floating towards water treatment on Phys.org.
Green infrastructure could form key weapon in London Mayor’s war on school air pollution by Sarah Cosgrove in Horticulture Week.
Invasive sedge protects dunes better than native grass, study finds by Katherine Unger Baillie on Phys.org.
Green infrastructure: Exploring solutions in LEED, SITES and Parksmart by Hannah Jane Brown for the USGBC.
Worth watching: Retrofit to Dry Shade California Native Plants–California Native Dry by Landscape Integrity Films and Education.
Growing Pains: How Charlotte, NC is keeping up with infrastructure needs by Margaret Buranen in Stormh2o.
January 16, 2017
Beyond the Perfect Drought: California’s Real Water Crisis by Glen MacDonald on UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability blog.
California gets rains, but drought still means fewer lawns in future by Henry Gass on CSMonitor.com
Cost-Benefit Study Supports San Francisco’s Green Roof Policy by Kirstin Weeks and Rohan Lilauwala in Living Architecture Monitor.
A Pioneering Environmental Impact Bond for DC Water by Abby Martin on the Conservation Finance Network blog.
Insurers paid out $50bn for natural disaster claims in 2016 by Reuters for The Guardian and Natural Disasters Caused $55 Billion in Damage in North America in 2016 on Yale Environment 360.
Songbirds divorce, flee, fail to reproduce due to suburban sprawl by Michelle Ma on Phys.org and the open source article Breeding Dispersal by Birds in a Dynamic Urban Ecosystem and Breeding Dispersal by Birds in a Dynamic Urban Ecosystem by John M. Marzluff, Jack H. DeLap, M. David Oleyar, Kara A. Whittaker and Beth Gardner in Plos One.
London breaches air pollution limit for all 2017 by Oliver Tickell on The Ecologist.
Cleveland’s Vacant Land Pushes Back Against Climate Change by Lynn Freehill-Maye on CityLab.
Selecting Trees to Grow in Cities: Database Captures Urban Tree Sizes, Growth Rates Across US by Paul Meznarich on the USDA Blog.
“The Future Looks Smaller” by Janice Kaspersen on Forester Network.
Creating an insect habitat in the Ripley Garden by Janet Draper on the Smithsonian Gardens blog.
Tapping the Power of Place to Keep Us All Healthy by Jay Walljasper on Common Dreams.
Rain as a resource: St. Paul innovates shared, sustainable stormwater management by Camille LeFevre on The Line.
Op-Ed: State Legislation Would Preserve Nature on NJ’s Highways by Kelly Mooij on NJSpolight.com.
This Urban Canopy Could Help Cool Super-Hot Cities by Diana Budds on FastCo. Design.
Going Natural by Donna Wildearth in the North Coast Journal.
Toronto beats NYC, Paris, London in new tree ranking, but experts say more work needed by Laura DaSilva, CBC News.
Wild bees are trading in rural life for the big city by Eli Chen on Newsworks.
Salt on the Earth– When ice and snow melt away into streams and groundwater, road salt goes with it by Penn State University and
A Common Winter De-Icer, Salt is Hard on Soil by Susan Bence on WUWM.
GMO grass that ‘escaped’ defies eradication, divides grass seed industry by Jeff Manning on OregonLive.com.
A Bumblebee Gets New Protection on Obama’s Way Out by Tatiana Schlossberg and John Schwartz in The New York Times.
Happy New Era? On the Trump Presidency by Jim Lenhart in Stormwater Solutions.
Remaking Vacant Lots to Cut Crime by Martha Moore on Stateline for Pew Charitable Trusts.
Baltimore group can see the urban forests amid the trees by Timothy Wheeler in the Bay Journal.
January 3, 2017
Post Construction Green Infrastructure Performance Monitoring Parameters and Their Functional Components by Thewodros K. Geberemariam, Department of Civil and Urban Engineering, New York University Tandon School of Engineering in Environments 2017, doi:10.3390/environments4010002.
Be thankful for trees — they’re more beneficial than you think by Beth Bottsin the Chicago Tribune.
In American Towns, Private Profits from Public Works–Desperate towns have turned to private equity firms to manage their waterworks. by Danielle Ivory, Ben Protess and Griff Palmer in the New York Times.
Research suggests climate change affecting plants above ground more than below by Jeff Mulhollem on Phys.org.
13 Radical Reasons Why Gardening Is Critically Important For Your Health by Fran Sorin on The Huffington Post.
Invasive Plants in Your Backyard! A Guide to Their Identification and Control by the Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District.
The Soil Provides Services by Mary Stromberger and Nick Comerford, editors of the SSSA publication Soil Ecosystem Services and Natural Capital on Soils Matter, the American Soil Science Society blog.
The Landscapes of McMansion Hell by Susan Harris on Garden Rant.
Long-ignored, high-flying arthropods could make up largest land migrations by Susan Milius in ScienceNews.
Worth listening: Native Plant Podcast interviewing landscape architect Emily McCoy Monette.
Reconsidering the Weed by Stephanie Bethke-DeJaeghere in Bee Culture.
Sowing the City by Laura Lawson in Nature.
In 2017, Alaskans should reconsider use of imported plants in landscaping by Jeff Lowenfels on ADN.com
Worth watching: Greening a Garden: Lessons Learned for a Regenerative Future by Phipps Conservatory Botanical Gardens Executive Director Richard Piacentini speaking to the Eden Project in Cornwall and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in London.
Invasive ‘super weed’ spreads through Iowa by Donnelle Eller in the Des Moines Register.
Dallas is about to have America’s largest urban nature park — surprised? by Stephen Smith in the Dallas News.
Turfgrass researchers focus on irrigation efficiency, outreach efforts by Kristie Garcia on Phys.org.
Grey is the new Paris: How green can defeat the smog by Ays Sirakaya on Politheor the European Policy Network.
Gowanus, Green Infrastructure, and Public Health by Maggie Rice for Terrapin Bright Green.
Suite Life: Biophilic design and the hospitality sector are a natural fit by Katharine Logan on Architectural Record.
Cities enlist nature to tame rising flood risks by Zack Colman on Inhabit by the Christian Science Monitor.
Trees nature’s remedy for blocking noise by Dean Fosdick in the Observer-Reporter.
Suffolk residents learn it pays to invest in the environment by James Thomas Jr. in the Virginian-Pilot.
San Antonio Delivers on Monarch Butterfly Champion Status by Monika Maeckle in the Rivard Report.
Can Investments in “Green Infrastructure” Help Coastal Cities Survive Climate Change? by Steve Zwick on HuffingtonPost.
Chicago Uses Sensors to Judge Green Infrastructure by Jen Kinney on NextCity and In a City of Big Water Projects, Is Chicago’s Little Green Infrastructure Working? by Whet Moser in Chicago Magazine.
City paying more attention to maintaining those pretty medians by Nancy Hicks in the Lincoln Journal Star.
Go native: why we need ‘wildlife allotments’ to bring species back to the ‘burbs’ by Lizzy Lowe and Margaret Stanley on The Conversation.
Millionaires Brew Up Court Fight Over Tiered Rates by Sara Jerome on WaterOnline.
Rethink your landscape for 2017 with Grow Green program by Carolyn Lindel on myStatesman.
Why should I be careful about using salt on my driveway and sidewalks? by Mary Tiedeman on Soils Matter, Get the Scoop! The Soil Science Society of America blog.
Love and Haight–Greening the streets of San Francisco by Thomas M. Sweet and Amir Ehsaei in Stormwater.
How one man lives off water grid in Tucson by Elena Acoba in the Arizona Daily Star.