President, Arbor Day Foundation
Dan Lambe is the president of the Arbor Day Foundation, founded in 1972, which has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with over one million members, supporters, and valued partners. Dan leads the strategic development of programs and partnerships through which the Foundation strives to educate, recognize, and empower people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.
The relationship between trees and human health outcomes is a complex one. Yet research in recent decades has strengthened the case for expanding opportunities for urban residents to mitigate chronic health conditions through active experiences that feature trees, forests, and other natural settings. The recent USDA-Forest Service publication, “Urban Nature for Human Health and Well-Being” […]