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March 10, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

New software calculates many values of trees

Remember how I reported on the Pacific Northwest Research Station's ongoing investigation into the value of urban trees? Continue reading →

Filed under: Land use, Forestry, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Urban trees

Nov. 01, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Study: Urban trees can ward off shady behavior

New research shows urban trees can help fight crime – possibly by signaling to potential criminals that they're in a more conscientious neighborhood. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Ecosystem services, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Urban trees

Oct. 21, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Northwest elk: They are where they eat

New modeling by the Pacific Northwest Research Station is helping managers predict where elk will thrive in western Oregon and Washington. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Pacific Northwest Research Station

About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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