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Why We Need to Help Save Longleaf Pine Forests

At one point in time, longleaf pine forests in the United States stretched 90 million acres, from Virginia to Texas--but fire suppression, agriculture and development combined to devastate this critic…

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Buy Campfire Wood Where You Burn It

By Sarah Volkman, The Nature Conservancy Taking a bundle of firewood from your backyard with you when you’re going camping might seem like a good idea. Who wants to worry about buying or finding fi…

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Tips to Make Your Garden Irresistible to Butterflies

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger Planting your garden with plants that attract butterflies is only one step in making your garden butterfly-friendly. Once butterflies discover your garden the females…

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Grow “Trash Trees” for Birds Treasure

Sumacs, pincherries, chokecherries, wild plums, and lots of other fast-growing native trees—weeds, in other words—spring up and grow like lightning. While we might look at these “trees” as a nuisance …

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