KidZone Science - © Contributed by Leanne Guenther: Trees are an important part of our world. They provide wood for building and pulp for making paper. They provide habitats (homes) for all sorts of insects, birds and other animals. Many types of fruits and nuts come from [...]
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By Arbor Day Foundation | August 31, 2020 Two years ago this September, Hurricane Florence swept in from the Atlantic and devastated large sections of the eastern seaboard with terrifying winds up to 150 mph. Just as bad was the precipitation. South Carolina alone received more than 23 [...]
By Erica Loop in Thinking Sustainably on Tom's of Maine online As a parent who understands what trees do for all of us, you probably also understand the importance of trees for kids. You're all about the great outdoors. You have a healthy respect for Mother Nature [...]
From Conservation International - Morgan Lynch: Without forests, life on Earth as we know it would be unthinkable. Regular readers of this blog know that forests are home to a wealth of biodiversity, that they provide water for billions of people and regulate the climate for everyone. [...]
Why Hire an Arborist? Arborists specialize in the care of individual trees. They are knowledgeable about the needs of trees, and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Proper tree care is an investment [...]
Managing Hazards and Risk Trees provide numerous benefits to those living and working in the urban environment, which increase with tree size and age. However, older and larger trees are also more likely to drop branches or cause root conflicts on the sites they inhabit. In managing these [...]
Pruning Proper pruning technique is important for a healthy tree. Please review our animated Tree Pruning Guide as well as videos on why pruning is necessary, the rules of pruning, and the ABCs of pruning. When to Prune This depends to a large extent on why you prune. Light pruning and the [...]
Tree Watering Tree watering is a key part of tree care, but it is difficult to recommend an exact amount due to the variety of climates. A few guidelines will help you to water your trees properly. Watering Newly Planted Trees For new trees, water immediately after [...]
National Arbor Day Foundation - Now is the time. The time for trees. Trees provide the very necessities of life itself. They clean our air, protect our drinking water, create healthy communities, and feed the human soul. But these life necessities are threatened around the globe. To address [...]
Cal Fire: L.A. Moran Reforestation Center California has been devastated in recent years by catastrophic wildfires, changing the landscape of forests and wildlands, our homes and lives. As fires sweep through the state, keeping our forests healthy and wildfire resilient is more important than ever. Growing enough trees [...]