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Arbor Day Appreciation

Historical Herbage Arbor Day was first proposed by Nebraska Territory pioneer J. Sterling Mormont, originally of Detroit. Mormont  and his wife were nature lovers and quickly planted their new property with trees, shrubs and flowers.  He recognized the multifaceted value of trees; there is, of course, aesthetic value, additionally plant roots aid in erosion control,…

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Paper or Plastic? Neither?

We’ve all been there. You get to the checkout line at your local grocery store and you’re asked the question. Paper or plastic? While one option seems to provide an obvious environmental benefit, the best possible answer might be “neither.” It’s no secret that plastic shopping bags are bad for our environment, but you may…

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Urbanization

More people than ever before are living in cities. In fact, the Earth Institute at Columbia University claims that, for the first time ever, half of the world’s population lives in urban areas. While this presents a number of challenges in terms of infrastructure and support, the question we ask is, what about the city…

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The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition celebrates 10 years

Last week, the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition celebrated 10 years of working to: Increase tangible support for urban forests on a national, regional and local level; Educate diverse audiences about the value and need for healthy trees in cities; and Network and leverage resources and knowledge among a growing community of organizations promoting healthier, more vibrant cities. Members…

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Turning Waste Into Value

The Mulch Center At a time when we are all seeking new ways to recycle and be green, Jim Seckelmann, founder of The Mulch Center in Deerfield, IL, has found a way to do his part. Recognizing inefficiencies in the handling of wood waste from his tree business, Jim decided to turn a waste stream into a…

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Exciting News! We’ve expanded.

St. Croix Tree Service Merges With SavATree SavATree is pleased to welcome St. Croix Tree Service of Roberts, Wisconsin and Hopkins, Minnesota under its canopy. Dedication to service and a high degree of professionalism are hallmarks of both companies and they both hold the highly regarded Tree Care Industry accreditation. The President and CEO of…