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10 Reasons to be Thankful for Forests

As you gather with family and friends to enjoy a hearty meal and a flurry of holiday events, your plans are probably focused inside -- seated around a table, in front of the television watching the bi…

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Amazing Nature: Utah Aspen Grove Is 80,000 Years Old

In the Fishlake National Forest in Utah (pictured above), there is a colony of quaking aspen that is an estimated 80,000 years old, though no individual tree currently alive is anywhere near that age.…

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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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What To Do When Your Cat is Stuck in a Tree

To you, that beautiful 30-year-old elm tree in your front yard may look like a charming landscaping accent and surefire way to guarantee resale value for your home. By The Editors, MyPetHealthG…

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Caring for Conifer Trees

by Cris Carl for Networx Conifers, made up primarily of spruce, fir, pine and hemlock, are an attractive and long-lasting addition to any landscape. Conifers naturally provide the bonus of ev…

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The 12 Days of Green Christmas

On the first day of green Christmas (or non-denominational winter holiday of your choosing), my true love e-mailed to me An eco-friendly Christmas tree. On the second day of green Christmas (or…

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Heal Yourself With a Tree

Taoist masters observed that trees are tremendously powerful plants. They can absorb negative forces and transform them into good energy. Trees, especially pines, are excellent for taking sick energy …

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