"for every 1 percent increase in per capita income, demand for forest cover increased by 1.76 percent. But when income dropped by the same amount, demand decreased by 1.26 percent. That’s a pretty tight correlation. The researchers reason that wealthier cities can afford more trees, both on private and public property. The well-to-do can afford larger lots, which in turn can support more trees. On the public side, cities with larger tax bases can afford to plant and maintain more trees."
This report used Google maps to show this relationship. The report was focused on urban areas. After reading the report I thought I would do this comparison on two communities of Baltimore. The first is a shot from Google maps of one of the poorest communities in Baltimore--Sandtown/Winchester. This is the community in which Jim Rouse and the Enterprise Foundation did a great deal of work.
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Winning the Maryland Marriage Referendum
Everything you need to know & DO to help keep Marriage in MD
How YOU can fit it in your schedule!!
We will have 4 rotating mini-sessions that will be lead by 4 of our own PFLAG Steering Committee Members: Dan McCarthy, Heath Goisovich, Morgan Menses-Sheets and Matt Thorn, who will teach you tips and trades that will help make a difference in Maryland. These 4 sessions will focus on the daily needs of winning at the ballot, EDUCATING THE PUBLIC, KEEPING PEOPLE AWARE and GETTING OUT THE VOTE. Our sessions will focus on:
1) How to Canvass: Lose the feeling of anxiety & how to do it in your own neighborhood on your own schedule
2) Phone Banking: How to do it on your own, how to design your own script, what to say & making your own call sheet
3) Casual conversations: How to strike up a conversation at your local grocery store, work, Starbucks, how to write an op-ed for your local paper, Engaging in thoughtful conversations without provoking argument.
4) Getting out the vote: what you can do leading up to the election. Volunteering to drive senior citizens to the polls, early voting and many more...