NEW PODCAST: Urban Forestry in New Mexico - Albuquerque's Tree Program

and what Taos can learn!

NEW PODCAST: Urban Forestry in New Mexico – Albuquerque’s Tree Program

Urban forests are a key climate change adaptation strategy. The city of Albuquerque, New Mexico has a strong and successful urban forestry program. What lessons can be learned from the Albuquerque program that are applicable across the rapidly warming American Southwest?

Jim O’Donnell talks with Dave Simon from the City of Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Department and Sarah Hurteau of the Nature Conservancy about the Albuquerque urban forestry program, and how trees can help us adapt to climate change.

This podcast was recorded in May 2021 at the studios of Taos Sound and Media in Taos, New Mexico. Produced by Jim O’Donnell. Recorded and edited by Brett Tomadin of Taos Sound and Media (

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