2017 Timelines: TreePeople History

The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council of the U.S. Forest Service awards the Los Angeles Urban Cooling Collaborative, a national partnership lead by TreePeople, to fund urban heat research. It is a ground-breaking partnership of major research institutions, which research and design the use of expanded tree canopy and other green technologies to cool our cities and protect our most vulnerable residents from the dangerous health impacts of heat-related climate change