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Hard work required for goal of old growth forests in Central Ohio - Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net

Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
Anyone who has spent time in the woods can only dream of such a forest today with massive trees, plentiful wetlands and a vast array of flora and fauna. David Hague, with a childhood spent travelling some of the nation's beautiful national parks ...

“Predator” with pretensionsIs Netflix the new straight-to-video? - The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)
Inside The Shimmer, the team treks through a verdant fairy-tale forest where the flora and fauna are mutating in weird and wonderful ways: deer's antlers have sprouted flowers, trees are shaped like human beings. There are also some gigantic animals ...

Humans Are Neglecting Our Sense of Smell. Here's What We Could Gain By Fixing That - TIME

English-speakers know less and less about the flora and fauna around them, marked by, for example, fewer and less precise references to trees. (Would you recognize an oak from a maple, or a Douglas Fir from a Balsam Fir?) And that's talking about sight ...

Swords Woodland Biodiversity Project Launched In Schools - North County Leader Newspaper

North County Leader Newspaper
“While it is a small space we also manage to have a vegetable planter for each class. We have fruiting trees and berries on the perimeter. “We found out about the Woodland Association tree project through one of our teachers, Trish and we were really ...

Urban Forestry In the Schoolyard: Trees and Student Performance - PLoS Blogs (blog)

PLoS Blogs (blog)
If students are more likely to feel like the want to be in school if they are surrounded by trees and nature, I am all for it. Increased tree cover can also decrease exposure to air pollution and decrease the heat island effect that is more pronounced ...

Build a biodiversity haven -
Conservation group Bee Together is calling for volunteers to help prune trees in a bid to make the environment more attractive for fauna. Pollarding, as the method is known, involves cutting back branches on willow trees in Erpeldange-lez-Bous, near ...

Study sheds light on biodiversity of Anole lizard family trees - - Phys.Org

Lizards have special superpowers. While birds can regrow feathers and mammals can regrow skin, lizards can regenerate entire structures such as their tails. Despite these differences, all have evolved from the same ancestor ...


Moon Trees
United States

History of the trees whose seeds accompanied the Apollo 14 mission in 1971 and were planted throughout the United States. ...

Trees of London
United Kingdom

Tree identification using examples of trees located in London. Illustrated with photographs of trees, bark, flowers, fruit and leaves.

Paulownia - History and Description
United States

Describes three species of "dragon trees" and tells about this tree's historical cultivation and use in China.


Designed to assist those interested in learning some of the common trees and shrubs found in the province.

United States

Comprehensive guide to trees from the National Arbor Day Foundation. Learn about the benefits of trees; tree selection, care, planting, ...

Tips 4 Trees
United States

How to promote healthy, long-lived trees. Lists good (and bad) pruning, thinning, aeration, watering, and fertilizing practices.

American Forests' National Register of Big Trees
United States

Features the largest known specimens of native and naturalized trees in the United States.

Year in the Wonderland of Trees, A
United States

Articles and excerpts on the importance of trees and the environment. The children's textbook answers questions about Fall leaf color, ...

Trees Are Good
United States

Designed to educate the public about proper tree care. trees Are Good also addresses the benefits and value of trees ...

United Kingdom

Uses reconciled trees to compare gene trees and species trees, explaining incongruence between the phylogenies by postulating horizontal transfer, gene ...

British Trees
United Kingdom

Guide to the native trees of Britain, plus links to other web resources on forestry and conservation of British Native ...

Phylogenetic Systematics, a.k.a. Evolutionary Trees
United States

tutorial from the Understanding Evolution website covering: how to read an evolutionary tree, how to classify organisms based on evolutionary ...

Identifying Trees of Michigan
United States

A page on the common trees of Michigan with a key.

Trees of Time and Place
United States

Project encouraging the planting of trees in the new millennium.

Identification of Common Trees of Iowa
United States

An interactive guide to trees, using a simple visual dichotomous key.

World Community of Old Trees
United States

Painting and drawings of old trees by students. Includes project ideas for teachers.

Ariadne's Trees and Forests
United States

Glossary of tree-related terms; articles on California trees, hiking, and meditation.

What Tree is That?
United States

Resources from the National Arbor Day Foundation for identifying trees and leaves in the Eastern, Central, and Western United States.

United States

Brief text and numerous photos of both native and planted trees. Includes section illustrating terminology with photographs.

Elephant Trees
United Kingdom

Information and photographs of these trees with swollen trunks, adapted for desert life, Bursera microphylla and Pachycormus discolor.

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