Most people think of white sandy beaches and topical locations when they see palm trees, but the truth is, there are thousands of different kinds of palms that can be found all over the world. Below are some other interesting facts about palm trees you may not…Continue
As many Grove members well know, National Arbor Day is this Friday! Arbor Day was founded in 1872, by J. Sterling Morton and always falls on the last Friday of April, which this year is April 27, 2012. Thanks to our friends in Idaho, we’d like to share a list of fun facts and trivia about Arbor Day…Continue
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Survivor Tree Story is an amazing story how one tree survived the Oklahoma bombing and how its seedlings are spreading hope everywhere. View full story with video with input from Oklahoma Urban Forester, Mark Bays.
Fox 23.com: Survivor Tree Story
News 9.com: Seedlings from OKC Survivor…Continue
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This April 22 marks the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, a day when people around the world pitch in to help improve the environment. Organizations such as the Earth Day Network devote countless hours toward mobilizing citizens around the world and inspiring young activists to become involved and…Continue
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TREES are on the front lines of our changing climate. And when the oldest…Continue
Rainforests are some of the most interesting and beautiful places on earth; however, they are sadly in danger of being torn down and forgotten. A recent study done by the California Institute of Technology estimates that about 2,000 trees are being cut down every minute in rainforests around the world.…Continue
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Andi in Illinois reminds us that April is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month!
Kick t he month off by checking out the revised Hungry Pests website:http://www.aphis.usda.gov/hungrypests/ or for those that…Continue
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Treeservice.com has compiled a list of interesting facts about trees, including general facts, information on tree biology and record setting trees. Here are some of the facts that made the list:
1) The average city tree only lives to be about eight years old.
2) Trees are…Continue
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