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Tennessee Grove

Tennessee Division of Forestry and Tennessee Urban Forestry Council

Website: http://www.americangrove.org/tn
Location: Tennessee
Members: 63
Latest Activity: Mar 3

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Volcano Mulch 3 Replies

Texas has put together a…Continue

Started by Bruce Webster. Last reply by Ted Baker, FASLA Oct 16, 2013.

Oops! I forgot to add the Wahoo Tree

And Sam Spence showed me a Wahoo Tree growing on Univ of Memphis Lambuth Campus - the first I've seen in 27 years in TN.  I didn't get a picture unfortunately.Continue

Started by Bruce Webster Oct 8, 2013.

2013 State Urban Forestry Conference

I just wanted to add a note to The Grove about our 2013 Urban Forestry Conference in Jackson, TN.  We had great speakers and some lively discussions.  I'm sure I'll leave out some folks to thank, but…Continue

Started by Bruce Webster Oct 8, 2013.

Tennessee Earth Month Events 2012

Just curious... how many city foresters, tree boards, TUFC affiliates, etc. are hosting tables or displays at Earth Day/Month events across Tennessee?Continue

Tags: Earth Day

Started by Don Richardson Apr 15, 2012.

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Comment by e.anderson51 on June 24, 2011 at 2:30pm
Hello everyone.Istartled this little guy awake with a creaking door,  I had my Nikon in hand but almost missed the shot.
Comment by UT Master Urban Foresters on May 25, 2011 at 5:10pm
During the month of June the newly formed Urban Forestry Advisory program (formerly MUF) will be working with the West TN Chapter of TUFC to hold volunteer work days.  Most work will be scheduled on Saturdays from 10am-3pm at Elmwood cemetery.  Be looking for a post on the Grove for further information.  These will be great volunteer opportunities to complete your hours for the program.  If you are interested in what's new with the program, feel free to start a discussion on the UTMUF page.  Have a good Holiday!
Comment by West TN Chapter TUFC on May 25, 2011 at 5:03pm

Elmwood corrective pruning event has been canceled due to low volunteerism.  We hope to reschedule the event soon.  We also hope that you will come out to help!

 

Thanks Everyone

Comment by Administrator on March 28, 2011 at 4:57pm
Great stats on Tennessee!
Comment by Karen davenport on January 9, 2011 at 3:55pm
Nick -
I'm viewing photo on phone - it looks like the bark on the bottom half of trunk is missing. Is that an optical illusion?
Comment by UT Master Urban Foresters on January 4, 2011 at 2:20pm
I'm think more along the lines iof the tree itself...
Comment by Steve Springer on January 4, 2011 at 7:50am
Nick-based on your picture, it appears to have a non-functioning water catch basin for the tree that has been planted on a hillside; probably should expect some compromising above the root collar area as well should the backfill remain against the lower trunk.
Comment by Nick Bridgeman on December 30, 2010 at 3:31pm
Take a look at my user picture.  Anyone know what is wrong with this picture?
Comment by Karen davenport on December 23, 2010 at 9:05pm
- the polysaccharide you speak of - augarosa - is a natural substance. What type of plabnt material is it found in? Do you have to process the plant material to extract it? It sounds like a discovery that could potentially change the world!
Comment by Jennifer Smith on December 23, 2010 at 9:48am

Great concept. It reminds me of this quote:

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.

-- George Bernard Shaw

 

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