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‘Greenwashing’: Tree-Planting Schemes Are Just Creating Tree Cemeteries

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‘Greenwashing’: Tree-Planting Schemes Are Just Creating Tree Cemeteries

 

This article in VICE is notable. The author - Sophia Smith Galer - says "Environmentalists claim councils are wasting public money with failed tree-planting initiatives so they can be 'seen to be doing something' about the climate crisis. I think it's a valid argument.

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Researchers complete first comprehensive threat assessment of all US trees

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Researchers complete first comprehensive threat assessment of all US trees

 

Officials of the Morton Arboretum report, "For the first time, researchers have completed threat assessments for all 881 native tree species in the contiguous United States, resulting in a comprehensive checklist and synthesis that will serve as a critical baseline to guide future tree conservation efforts."

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Summer Blooming Tree Choices Suggested by Iowa State University

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Summer Blooming Tree Choices Suggested by Iowa State University

 

"Spring often gets all the attention when it comes to flowers, especially flowering trees. Yet, there are several tree species that bloom in early to late summer.  In addition to their late bloom, these trees have other ornamental features that make them deserving of a spot in your landscape," writes Cindy Haynes, Iowa State University Department of Horticulture. Credit goes to Cindy Haynes, Horticulture and Home Pest News, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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