Urban Forest Strike Teams Are Key by Trees Are Key published on 2018-06-28T16:48:06Z June kicks off hurricane season along the gulf and Atlantic. This week has been Urban Forest Strike Team training with representatives from Texas and across the south. We’ve talked about the Strike Team some in the past, but join us this week as we delve a little deeper and explore why you should make sure your community and emergency management coordinator know about our Strike Teams. Species Spotlight Kentucky coffeetree, Gymnocladus dioicus, is a tough tree with dappled shade that makes if perfect for lawns and gardens. This tree also has a unique, large seedpod that was used as a coffee substitute by early pioneers. Listen to this #TreesAreKey podcast to learn more about this interesting tree.