I wanted to share an article from the front page - above the fold - in today's "Savannah Morning News".
I just returned from meetings, presentations, and a tour of the city and county while working for the Savannah Tree Foundation. There are many reasons for the canopy loss you'll read about in the article, which will be studied and addressed as we get further into the project. Hopefully this work and media coverage can reverse some of the current trends. …
I'm giving a presentation at the Oregon Community Trees conference in June to compare / contrast new tree technologies, specifically citizen science or crowd-sourced applications (the agenda and abstract are online if you'd like to see it). I'm looking to get national input from the Grove! So far, I plan to include the following tools in my talk:
The downloadable cue cards are designed to fit in a shirt pocket and can be printed onto 3 1/2 " x 8" card stock and laminated for field use. They are also available in Spanish. Feel free to reproduce them.
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Some possible causes include supernova explosions or solar flare ... Any other theories?
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Urban streams throughout the country suffer from the effects of development. With every storm, stormwater runoff rushes off of rooftops and pavement, and is piped to the nearest creek through storm sewers. Runoff carries pollution from the streets and landscape, and seriously erodes stream banks and causes flooding. In the Tualatin Basin in Oregon, parking lots cover 5,000 acres and are a significant source of runoff.…
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Plant a tree, post your spot, grow a movement!
Plan-It Geo would like to invite all those doing the good work this season to Show the World by posting your planting project On Line!
The PG Online 2013 Earth Day/Arbor Day Tree Planting Tracker is FREE for a limited time and open to anyone with an internet connection or mobile…Continue
Have you recently purchased a tree, but not sure where to plant? Use this great tool, which utilizes google earth, and the i-tree tools to digitally place your tree in diffent locations around your property, and see how the benefits increase or decrease. You may measure the tree benefits for 1 to 99 years. Click on the following link to get started:
Happy independence day! I am sure many of you are familiar with heroes of the revolutionary war like Paul Revere and George Washington, but have heard of the Dongan Oak at Prospect Park. The Bowery Boys blog writes, "The Dongan Oak was a tree of terrific size at least a hundred years old by the time Washington's army took this area, now known as Battle Pass. By cutting down this tree, the…Continue
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For generations, tree houses have been known to elevate our imaginations and allow us to travel to new heights. Today, tree houses continue to do just that. Whether you’re the creative type who wants to construct your own or the adventurous type who wants to see the world from the tree tops, there’s a tree house for you. For the imaginative type, there are a variety of tree house designs to choose from. Don’t know where to start? Check out these…Continue
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Spring is almost here and that means planning for state reforestation events is in full swing. Reforest Frankfort will take place on April 2 at the Benson Creek Boat ramp, located on the west side of the Kentucky River close to downtown and off of US 127. The event will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information, contact Andrew Cammack at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-803-0764.
Reforest Northern Kentucky will also take place on April 2, and will be held at AJ…Continue
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On Saturday, October 30, from 9am to Noon, Trees Atlanta proudly hosted a tree planting project in the Oakhurst Community of Decatur, GA. Trees Atlanta is helping the Oakhurst plant 100 trees in celebration of its 100th Anniversary. The project is sponsored by the Decatur Craft Beer Festival and The UPS Foundation, and so far, 62 of the 100 trees have been planted.
On the morning of the tree installation, Trees Atlanta was pleased to announce to the crowd of 50+ volunteers…Continue
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