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Mayor Ed Gainey’s transition team released 120 pages of recommendations Thursday, one of which was about trees. It said the city needed to follow its own plan to stop developers from removing trees.

18 species whose populations may be in trouble will get a review for threatened or endangered status from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Every five years, Congress’s $1 trillion Farm Bill funds the agricultural industry. A coalition of farmers and companies are campaigning to get the bill to support regenerative farming—and prioritize family farmers over large-scale agribusiness.