GreeningRozzie Blog

Lindens and cherries and elms, oh my! A Rozzie street tree tour

By Eric Smalley

Speak for the Trees, an urban tree advocacy organization, joined with GreeningRozzie to lead their first street tree tour in Roslindale. David and Logan of Speak for the Trees showed us how to identify numerous street trees in our neighborhood, including little leaf linden, tree of heaven, elm, swamp white oak, pin oak, tulip poplar, cherry and London planetree. Many trees were old and massive, their glorious canopies providing shade for nearby houses
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Darkness in Distress

Light pollution wastes energy, harms ecosystems, and robs us of the night sky’s beauty. Join us for a talk by Kelly Beatty, Senior Editor of Sky & Telescope magazine. We’ll learn about the problems caused by light pollution – and what people are doing about it. The event is free but registration is requested. Hosted by the Arnold Arboretum and co-sponsored by GreeningRozzie, Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu, and The Boston Food Forest Coalition.

When: Tuesday, July 16, 7:00 pm

Where: Weld Hill Research Building, Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St., Roslindale

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