Speaker Series: Trees and Public Health in Cities
From easing depression and stress to fighting air pollution, a simple urban tree is an ecological powerhouse! Trees improve the quality of life in cities tremendously, and their impact can last for many generations. In this talk, Dr. Jennings will discuss studies on the links between urban trees and public well-being.
Viniece Jennings, Ph.D. is a scholar and environmental leader with expertise in urban green space and public health. She has published articles in lay and academic outlets. Her work discusses how urban trees can relate to place-based strategies in public health promotion.