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Murdock: Gordon should continue Mead's conservation legacy
Students learn about endangered animals and water conservation
Second graders invited to the Zoo to meet the golden lion tamarin
How Trees Communicate
Researchers are concluding that trees are interacting with one another
TreeKeepers 101 Baltimore & Trees
TreeKeepers 101 hosted by Berea Eastside Neighborhood Association Saturday, April 18, 2015 9am-Noon Ft. Worthington Elementary School / Library 2701 E. Oliver Street Baltimore, MD 21213 Trees & Baltimore paints a broad brush portrait of our city's trees and their critical role in urban environmental issues past, present, and future. Concise and informative, this introductory class introduces you to the various agencies and non-profits that are…
Seagrass is a marine powerhouse, so why isn't it on the world's conservation agenda?
Guide to Bird-Friendly Tree Trimming
After recognizing the significant threat to nesting birds posed by the annual spring and summer tree trimming, the Los Angeles Audubon Society created a nifty Guide to Bird-Friendly Tree and
What Tree Is That? Online Edition at Arborday.org
What Tree Is That? is a tree identification guide from the Arbor Day Foundation, featuring an easy-to-use, step-by-step process to identify nearly any tree in North America.
Migratory Bird Treaty Centennial commemorates 100 years of bird conservation
MADISON- The United States and Canada will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Migratory Bird Treaty Aug. 16 - this historic agreement established bird protection measures across state and international borders. The Migratory Bird Treaty Centennial recognizes the continued value of birds to nature and society. Birds help pollinate plants, disperse seeds, control insects and rodents, and keep natural communities diverse and healthy…
Swing Through the Trees With Amazing Spider Monkeys
May 12, 2015 - Spider monkeys have a prehensile tail, a fifth limb that plays an important role as they spend their days high up in the tropical forest canopy. As National Geographic grantee Andrés Link explains in this video showing spider monkeys in the Magdalena River Valley of Colombia, the monkeys use their tail for added safety as they grasp tree branches. Spider monkeys can even let go with their arms and hang by their tail as they play and wrestle with…
Avoid the top 10 common mistakes of planting trees
The Greek proverb "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in," can also apply to young men or women who make any of the common mistakes when planting trees Although fall and early spring are considered ideal planting times to plant balled-and-burlapped or container-grown trees, care still must be taken to avoid mistakes that can lead to unhealthy trees . The most common mistakes are improper tree and planting site selection, improper planting…
Don't just lop and top trees: prune with care
ODF offers tips on the care of trees, a vital component of healthy urban communities.
This amazing interactive map is actually saving trees
This is how you use the creepy power of the internet to do some real good.
Four Tips to Protect Trees from Storm Damage
It has been a rough year for trees in Baltimore, with several storms that resulted in significant damage to our urban forest. Although severe storms will always result in some uprooted and broken trees, thankfully some preventative steps can lessen the impact.
Salmon—It’s What’s For Dinner (Even If You’re a Tree)
Each year, immense schools of migrating salmon bring nutrients from the ocean to Pacific Northwest rivers—literally feeding the trees. Here’s where humans come in.
Protect oak trees from oak wilt by pruning after July, not before
MADISON - To protect oak trees from the often-fatal oak wilt disease, state urban and forest health specialists recommend not pruning or cutting oaks from April through July. Sap-feeding beetle on diseased oak tree in Sawyer County.Photo credit: DNR Pruning and cutting oaks in spring and early summer leaves them vulnerable to oak wilt, which rapidly kills trees in the red oak group and weakens those…
Have your say: What will Secretary Zinke do about sage-grouse conservation?
Voice your opinion on the poll: What will Secretary Zinke do about sage-grouse conservation?
Scientists discover that the world contains dramatically more trees than previously thought
Monkey sleep, monkey do: how primates choose their trees
Primates don’t monkey around when deciding where to spend the night, but primatologists have had a poor grasp on what drives certain monkeys toward specific trees. Now, two extensive studies of Indonesian primates suggest that factors in selecting trees each evening are site-specific and different for each species—and that some overnight spots result in conflicts …
Ask SAM: What tree conservation ordinances does the city follow?
Q: Does Winston-Salem have any conservation ordinances concerning new building projects? The new housing projects taking place on Meadowlark and Peace Haven roads near U.S. 421 have completely leveled the
Roughly Speaking podcast: Why city-dwellers should be tree-huggers (episode 190)
Baltimore would likely be a healthier city if it had more trees, and there’s plenty of research to support that claim.