From Blight to Beauty: A Way Forward for Urban Forestry

Posted December 21, 2022 | Sustainability | Amplify
blight to beauty
Kate Mitchell introduces readers to the Detroit Tree Equity Partnership (DTEP) led by DTE, the energy company that serves electricity to 2.2 million customers in Michigan. DTEP brought DTE and its partners together with a goal to plant 75,000 trees across the city, delivering co-benefits like training 300 Detroiters as urban foresters, storing 152,000 pounds of carbon, absorbing 303 million gallons of stormwater, and saving Detroit residents US $12 million in energy costs.
About The Author
Kate Mitchell
Kate Mitchell is a Corporate Communications Senior Strategist for DTE Energy. With a decade of experience in journalism before shifting to the corporate communications world, she is passionate about telling the stories that matter most to the communities where she lives and works. Ms. Mitchell also cares deeply about empowering individuals, businesses, and communities with the information and knowledge necessary to build a cleaner future for all… Read More
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