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Old Growth Forests and Happy Labor Day

Looking for an Old Growth Forest on the east coast to partake in what the Japanese refer to as "Forest Bathing", then you will want to check out this book. Happy Labor Day everyone, you deserve a break in the…

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Added by Administrator on August 31, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments

NEWS RELEASE: Tennessee's Urban Forests Valued in the Billions

 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s urban forests, currently valued at about $80 billion, also provide almost  $650 million in benefits such as carbon storage, pollution removal, and energy reduction according to a new U.S. Forest Service report.



The authors of Urban Forests of Tennessee, 2009 found there are 284 million trees in urban areas in the state, with canopies covering 33.7 percent of 1.6 million…

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Added by Administrator on March 21, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

A Real-Life Lorax: Planting 1 Million Trees in Ethiopia

One person encouraging a village to make a difference by planting trees- an inspiring story.  It is hard to go wrong planting trees.  Moreover, trees create common ground between partisans, religions, and ethnic groups.      

by …
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Added by Administrator on March 16, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

After Lean Acorn Crop in Northeast, Even People May Feel the Effects

In case you missed this interesting article in the NY Times:

By RITCHIE S. KING

In Central Park, more than 1,000 trees in the red oak family were spangling the scenery with the colors of autumn.

But this year, they were failing to do something else they generally do in the harvest season: produce…

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Added by Administrator on December 7, 2011 at 1:59pm — No Comments

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