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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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This week Alaska and Maine are both celebrating their state arbor days, and both just happen to have a large, needle-bearing conifer as their state tree. Alaska’s state tree is the Sitka Spruce and Maine’s is the Eastern White Pine. Do you know which one is which?
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As many of you know, The Grove is expanding nationwide this year, rolling out 10 new states and territories in four rounds. We launched our first round of new states this spring, and have been expanding our Tree Match, Events listings and Blog posts to include resources pertinent to our newest members.…Continue
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By Gail Meads, Soil Scientist, GSM Services and Thomas Macfie, Soil Scientist, Soil Science, Inc.
(reprinted with permission from Tree Talks, Georgia Urban Forest Council's monthly newsletter)
Soil Scientists and other outdoor professionals in Georgia are exposed to deer ticks for many months of the year. Walking about in dense woods, briars, old fields, and kudzu patches are obvious places of tick infestations. However, relaxing in the…Continue
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Here are a few facts you might not know about North Dakota’s state tree, the American elm (at left).
Fact 1: American elms have been known to have canopies reaching over 70 feet in diameter, making them ideal shade trees for urban landscapes.
Fact 2: Millions of American elm…
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