Research

Mobile Devices Facilitate Impulse Giving

A recent study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project shows the connection between smartphones and donations to charitable causes. The results are surprising.   Usually, the decision to contribute to a cause is made with thought and...

The Dust Bowl – Can It Happen Again?

This is an interesting article by Mark Hopkins at Valley Crest. He talks about the connection between native plantings, drought conditions, and the Dust Bowl. It seems the bulk of action needs to be taken by urban residents. In the 1930’s the nation’s mid-section...

i-Tree version 5.0 Now Available

The i-Tree Team is excited to announce the release of i-Tree version 5.0!  This latest upgrade to the powerful and versatile i-Tree software suite introduces cutting-edge features and adds a variety of enhancements based on user feedback and our own continuing quest...

Fusarium Dieback on California Avocado

Both the Fusarium dieback and Tea Shot Hole Borer were found on several backyard avocado (cv. Hass, Bacon, Fuerte, Nabal) trees in residential neighborhoods in South Gate, Downey and Pico Rivera, Los Angeles County, in February and March 2012.   To find out how...

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