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Is living in a world without trees possible?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a world without trees? Trees are something human beings take for granted each and every day—many times without realizing it. Even so, trees continue to provide our lives with physical and environmental benefits—without fail—and never grumble about the effort. But in a world…

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Importance of Environmental Education

According to a May 2018 article in The Washington Post, the average American child spends five to eight hours a day in front of a digital screen, often at the expense of unstructured play outdoors in nature. In their book Natural Learning: The Life of an Environmental Schoolyard. Creating Environments for Rediscovering Nature’s Way of Teaching Robin C. Moore…

Hydrate Your Colorado Trees in Fall

Colorado experienced an abnormally hot summer and an unseasonably mild fall in 2018. But a few weeks into October, temperatures dropped quickly and soon much of the Front Range was covered by its first snowfall of the season. Residents rejoiced at the powdery precipitation, fully expecting cooler temperatures to finally settle in across much of…

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How does the Farmer’s Almanac work?

“The trouble with weather forecasting is that it’s right too often for us to ignore it and “wrong too often for us to rely on it.” –Patrick Young Whether you’re caring for your front lawn or manicuring a signature tree, living on the beautiful coast of Maine or the mountainous terrains of Colorado, the weather (in…

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The Fight Against Boxwood Blight

Boxwoods are an extremely popular shrub for homeowners. They’re easy to maintain, resistant to deer, and grow well in a variety of conditions. However, they now have one weakness: bloxwood blight. In the late 1990’s, this previously unseen disease began to hit boxwoods in Europe. It made the jump to North America in 2011 and…

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Bracing for the Storm

The rains of Hurricane Florence have already begun to reach the shores of the Carolinas and residents are seeking shelter and preparing for the arrival of the now category 2 hurricane. With winds that could reach 110 mph, storm surge of up to 13 feet and up to 40 inches of rainfall predicted, this storm has the potential…

A tree so revered it needs a bodyguard

Unless you’ve visited China or are fascinated by its storied history, chances are you’ve never heard of Huangshan, a mountain range in eastern China. Huangshan, which means “Yellow Mountain,” has become a tourist destination for its majestic scenery, rousing sunsets, soaring granite peaks and the ability to literally stand in the clouds. Artists and poets…