Leafy trees will become our saviors this summer, offering respite from the blazing sun. So let’s make sure we don’t forget to plant them in our playgrounds!
That’s the focus of tomorrow’s national webcast, “Trees at Playspaces,” brought to you by the Alliance for Community Trees. Our very own Director of Operations, Dave Flanigan, will be leading the webcast, as will Kathleen Ownby, the Executive Director of SPARK Park.
According to the Alliance for Community Trees, “Incorporating trees at playspaces improves the aesthetics, provides shade to reduce children's exposure to UV rays, and cleans the air to help prevent asthma and promote healthy lung function. By introducing nature into the play environment, trees can also spark children's imagination and creativity.”
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Join the webcast TODAY, April 15, from 1 - 2 p.m. EST. Register for Trees at Playspaces here.