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Urban forestry project ties residential nature to health care spending

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) A new research project led by University of Illinois researcher Matthew Browning intends to explore how urban forestry affects health care spending, and then build a free online modeling tool city arborists can use to estimate their communities' potential rate of return on their investments in parks and other natural elements.
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