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HealthConnections: The Importance of Urban Forests

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As humans become increasingly urbanized, urban forests grow more important because of the wide range of benefits they confer to animals, plants, water, and the environment. Dr. Carole Myers of the University of Tennessee College of Nursing speaks with Dr. Sharon Jean-Philippe of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, who focuses on green infrastructure in populated areas.

Urban Forestry at the UT Institute of Agriculture

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Dr. Carole Myers
Dr. Sharon Jean-Philippe

Chrissy is WUOT's News Director, as well as host of All Things Considered. Her first job with the station was as a weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. From 2004 to 2015, she served as the station's local host for Morning Edition. In 2019, she returned to the station as the local host for All Things Considered.