January 1, 2023 PRESS RELEASE Together, We Can Beat the Heat with Denver Digs Trees
August 1, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: TreeForce: Increasing Access to Good, Green Jobs
June 15, 2022 MEDIA ADVISORY: Companies Team Up with The Park People to Plant 100+ Trees and Accomplish Good, Green Work
January 1, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: Denverites: Ease Climate Anxiety by Planting Trees in 2022
September 25, 2021 MEDIA ADVISORY: Volunteers to Plant 51 New Trees in Affordable Housing Community Trees will help battle poor air quality and high temps
Kyle Clark, Channel 9 News. A Word of Thanks. Let's plant some trees in neighborhoods that need them and help Coloradans who want to work get into the business of caring for those trees. July 27, 2022.
Denver Parks and Rec., Be a Smart Ash Program. Denver Digs Trees Program Offers Low-Cost and Free Trees to Denver Residents. January 18, 2022.
The Denver Foundation, Floodlight Blog. Community Voice: Denver Digs Trees Addresses the City’s Tree Equity Gap. September 21, 2021.
The Colorado Sun. There’s a shady (and leafy) divide between Denver’s whiter, wealthier neighborhoods and everyone else. August 18, 2021.
The New York Times. Denver Wants to Fix a Legacy of Environmental Racism: Historically, trees and city parks in America go to wealthy, white neighborhoods. Now, a program in Colorado’s capital is trying to correct that injustice. September 30, 2020.
Curbed. How trees can save us: They are the most effective, efficient, and immediate form of urban climate action—provided they’re planted where people need them most. July 10, 2019.
WNYC Studios, The Takeaway. Trees are an Immediate, Cost-Effective Solution to Battling Rising Temperatures. July 22, 2019.
AP News. Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees. July 4, 2019
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