Happy National Arbor Day and congratulations to these outstanding Arbor Day Foundation award winners.Nebraska City, Neb. (April 23, 2013) – Fourteen individuals and organizations are recipients of a…Continue
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Started Apr 26
The Tennessee Ag Insider magazine features my counterpart, urban forestry coordinator, Bruce Webster of the Tennessee Division of Forestry. Check out the great article and awesome pictures of Bruce.
“In forestry, the goal is to produce a wood product, but in urban forestry the goal is to produce a canopy of trees,” Webster says. “A good tree canopy can…Continue
Press Release from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources
All across the country, State Parks are inviting families to start the New Year with a “First Day Hike” and a commitment to healthy living. In Georgia, a dozen state parks have planned guided hikes where families can connect with nature and even re-connect with each other. The nationwide event is sponsored by America’s State Parks, with New Year’s Day hikes being led in…Continue
Sad to hear of the passing of Wangari Maathai, an inspiration to tree planters worldwide. I was fortunate to hear her speak at the Society of American Foresters National Conference in Pittsburgh, PA in 2006. She was was elected an honorary member of the Society of American Foresters in recognition of her distinguished service to forestry.