Talking Trees with Davey Tree

What is Environmental Justice? - Know the Importance of Trees this Earth Day

April 22, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 15
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
What is Environmental Justice? - Know the Importance of Trees this Earth Day
Show Notes

Josh Behounek, business development manager for Davey Resource Group, discusses what exactly environmental justice is and what we can do to help.

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:

  • What is environmental justice? (1:13)
  • What Davey is doing for environmental justice (3:32)
    • Tree equity in Holyoke, MA (6:36)
    • Level the Planting Field in South Chicago (10:35)
  • What homeowners can do (12:57)
  • Future of environmental justice (14:19)
  • What attracts Josh to this work (15:01)

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You can learn more about environmental justice on the United States Environmental Protection Agency website Josh mentions.

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