Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) revolves around the interaction and relationship among the five elements; metal, water, wood, fire, earth. The relationships are referred to as "Wu Xing", the five phases, and are graphically demonstrated in the graphic shown. Each of the elements supports one of the other…Continue
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Last week I blogged about "Volunteer Trees And Fulfilling Dreams." Thanks to Tree Climber's International's recent FB post, "Natural Regeneration Building Urban Forests, Altering Species Composition", I learned…Continue
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New Natural Inquirer World’s Forest Edition
Posted by Diane Banegas, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development, on December 13, 2011 at 11:18 AM
In partnership with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, the Forest Service is pleased to announce the second Natural Inquirer World’s Forest edition.
This edition was written from the 2010 Global…Continue
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2011 –The U.S. Forest Service today unveiled a comprehensive series of maps that illustrate for the first time the crucial role forests play in sustaining the watersheds that are most important to the quality of American surface drinking water.
The Forests to Faucets interactive maps also identify the extent to which those…Continue
Added by Neil Norton on November 17, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
Eastern forests in the United States are listed among nature’s top 10 greatest comebacks of the 20th century (The Nature Conservancy)…Continue
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Voters continue to value the nation’s forests highly, particularly as sources of clean air and water and places for wildlife to live. The survey found most voters are personally familiar with the nation’s forests: two-thirds of voters (67%) say they live within ten miles of a forest or wooded area. Voters also report…Continue
Added by Neil Norton on August 31, 2011 at 11:16am — No Comments
We’ve all heard the adage, “If walls could talk…”—but have you ever wondered what trees could say? American Forest historians can tell you.
American Forests, a nonprofit advocate for the protection and expansion of our nation’s forests, has documented more than a dozen historic trees that endured the…
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Atlanta, GA -- The USDA Forest Service and the Southern Group of State Foresters released the first phase of the Southern Forest Futures Project report on Tuesday, May 17, which identifies areas forest managers will focus on to maintain southern forests in the coming years.
According to the report, urbanization,…Continue
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