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Why Public Health Researchers are Looking to Urban Trees

For all its comforts and conveniences, urban living can be hard on your lungs. Around three million people around the world die prematurely due to the effects of air pollution… Read More

Join us for our biggest fall tree planting yet!

As fall sweeps through Michigan it’s almost impossible to ignore our state’s great trees. The crisp air, apple cider, and cozy evenings pale in comparison to the beauty of our… Read More

Felled MSU tree at least 350 years old

EAST LANSING – A massive white oak tree brought down by a summer thunderstorm stood tall for close to 200 years before the campus of the Agricultural College of the… Read More

#Hug2Give Social Media Campaign In Support Of American Forests

Last month, Eddie Bauer launched the #Hug2Give social media campaign with philanthropic ambassador Ryan Reynolds as part of The One Tree Initiative benefiting longtime partner American Forests.  You can join the… Read More

Confusion with Asian longhorned beetle look-alikes

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), August is Tree Check Month. Specifically, residents are encouraged to keep an eye out… Read More

100 years ago, people were eating things that most of us will never taste. So what happened?

Time travel back to 1905. Back in 1905, a book called “The Apples of New York” was published by the New York State Department of Agriculture. It featured hundreds of… Read More

A bittersweet photo of the fallen Cherry Park’s bitternut hickory!

Sadly, a beloved bitternut hickory was lost at Cherry Park after succumbing to heavy winds this past weekend.  A tree’s ability to withstand high wind varies from species to species. Several… Read More

Gardens, trees and flowers are symbols of American independence

“It is impossible to understand the making of America without looking at the founding fathers as farmers and gardeners.”  –Andrea Wulf, “Founding Gardeners,” 2011 Today marks 240 years since the United… Read More

Timber! Most of St. Louis’ 15,000 ash trees coming down to stop bug invasion

ST. LOUIS • City officials say it’s time to start getting rid of the most common kind of tree on St. Louis streets: the ash. On Thursday, the city started… Read More

An approach to pruning you won’t forget

Dr. Ed Gilman from the University of Florida guarantees that once you begin pruning trees using the strategies learn in this webinar, you will not regress to the old way…. Read More