Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Benefits of Trees for Human Health + Forest Bathing

April 15, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 14
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Benefits of Trees for Human Health + Forest Bathing
Show Notes

Jason Henning, research urban forester for Davey Tree, discusses the human health benefits of trees and why it's important to spend time in nature and around trees.

We're celebrating Arbor Day all month long with the Davey Planting Project Giveaway! We want to promote tree planting this Arbor Day, so we're giving away tree seeds to anyone and everyone who is interested! All you have to do is email a mailing address to [email protected] and you'll receive your complimentary seeds in the mail along with planting instructions.  You have until the end of the month to send us an email for your seeds. *Seeds can only be mailed within the U.S.

In this episode we cover:

  • Forest bathing (1:15) (15:31)
  • Health benefits of being in nature (2:17)
  • Small forests in urban areas (3:40 )
  • iTree (4:47)
  • How Jason started his job (5:45)
  • Urban forestry (7:43)
  • Best trees for urban environments and tree diversity (9:45)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.

To learn more about tree benefits, read our blog, Benefits of Planting Trees - Latest Research.
To learn more about tree benefits such as shade and why it's important for our health, read our blog, The Benefits of Shade Trees - Nature's Sunscreen.
To learn more about i-Tree and how it can be used, read our blog, i-Tree Tools Help You Better Know Your Trees and Their Benefits

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