Truly, one of the most wonderful and beautiful trees is the Big Leaf Maple tree, which I think is only found in the Quinault rain forest of Washington state. Canopy Scientist Nalini Nadkarni introduces us to this species and its myriad mosses. ... See moreSee less

Here is a portrait of a truly Western tree -- the Bigleaf Maple. It is often covered with up to 20 species of moss. It grows in the Quinault River rain fores...

6 days ago

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El amor y respeto por la vida. 🌳

3 months ago

Andy LIpkis founded TreePeople in Los Angeles when he was 16, and it has been the inspiration for all urban forest centers around the U.S. and the world.
Here is Andy Lipkis telling his story!!
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Andy Lipkis founded TreePeople in Los Angeles when he was 16 years old, and TreePeople has become a model for Urban Tree organizations throughout America. An...

4 months ago

Margerie Goldberg closes her talk about trees with a reference to the Cherry Blossom trees at the National Mall and Reflecting Pool, which Michela Mansuino has painted so beautifully,
and which is the star of one of our previous mini-films!
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Due to a glich in our system, we were unable to upload our short Tree Films for a month. We are making up for that absence starting today with a Film called ...

5 months ago

Here is our first mini-film of 2019'1 We are now open to suggestions! Trees Movies? Tree Species? Tree writers and experts? Forest managements?

What would you like to see?
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This is the first of our short films for 2019 and we would like to elicit suggestions: Which movies with trees should be included? Which trees should be emph...

7 months ago

This mini-film is number 49. A person can learn a heckuva lot about trees by looking at these films! ... See moreSee less

The Weyerhaeuser Corporation is the largest lumber company in the U.S. Much of their timberland is located in the Pacific Northwest or in the American Southe...

7 months ago

Enya's wonderful music provides a background for this scene about trees sometimes falling, sometimes being diseased, sometimes requiring removal. Enya's piece is called "The Memory of Trees." ... See moreSee less

This is number 50! (Halfway to our goal!) Time for a celebration! The short films we have collected, edited, and published will supplement the 3-part series ...

7 months ago

This mini-film shows the forest management system that the Weyerhaeuser Company uses in the Pacific Northwest with Douglas-Fir. They use an Even Aged Management system, which means all of the trees are planted at the same time and are cut at the same time. ... See moreSee less

The Weyerhaeuser Corporation is the largest lumber company in the U.S. Much of their timberland is located in the Pacific Northwest or in the American Southe...

7 months ago

Bernd Heinrich is one of the world's forest geniuses, and here he takes us on a tour of his own forest in western Maine. He was hard to keep up with on this ramble, but we learned a lot about forest ecology, -- not just about beech trees and chestnut trees, but also about birds like blujays and blue-eyed vireos. ... See moreSee less

Bernd Heinrich is the author of many excellent books, including THE TREES IN MY FOREST, which describes the ecology and history of his own 300 acre forest in...

7 months ago

Pollen grains are essential to tree reproduction, as well as tree history! Although a pollen grain is viable for only a short time, it is almost indestructible and can tell the ancient story of trees for millions of years. In this mini-film botanist Frosty Levy and arborist Richard Murray join other scholars explaining the nature of "Tree Sex." ... See moreSee less

This is an expanded scene about Tree Reproduction taken from our series The Truth About Trees. Botanist Frosty Levy and arborist Richard Murray lead the way ...

8 months ago