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posted 10/26/21

Justin Murphy's Work

It started with a deceptively simple question: Why are there more trees in some parts of town than others?
The $739 billion Inflation Reduction Act signed into law this month includes $1.5 billion for urban forestry, a massive investment intended to make cities more green and more resilient to increasing heat due to climate change.
More than 100 people responded to a call from the Democrat and Chronicle for their favorite tree in Rochester.