Barbara Kingsolver is one of our heroes! She's a tremendous novelist and was one of our "stars" in our series on the environmental history of Appalachia! Here she reviews what we think is the year's best novel, The Overstory by Richard Powers. ... See moreSee less
Another mini-film as part of our series, The Truth About Trees, has just uploaded to YOuTube! You can also find it on our website www.truthabouttrees.org. Just click Tree TV in the top menu. ... See moreSee less
We could not pass this one by without telling everyone about it! My friend and co-editor, David Minckler, brought me this review to read. And now I need to get the book! Apparently one of the central characters (Patty) is echoed in the real-life work of Suzanne Simard, who is in our series The Truth About Trees, and will soon be in our collection of mini-films on Youtube. ... See moreSee less
This week we have put up TWO mini-films about trees! The first one was about the production of Nano Cellulose crystals from waste wood that is taking place at the Forest Products Lab in Madison, Wisconsin. And today we are presenting a portrait of the RED MAPLE tree through the seasons. Please enjoy, learn and share! ... See moreSee less
Today we are posting our 18th mini-film based on our series The Truth About Trees, the first series ever made in America about trees. If you want to learn about trees and care for trees, this is the place to do it! ... See moreSee less
The Truth About Trees project is happy to announce our 17th mini-film has now been uploaded. You can find it on YOuTube at TruthAboutTrees TV. Or you can find it on our website (www.truthabouttrees.org) by clicking on the TREE TV button on the top line. Our co-Editior David Minkcler has been doing an outstanding job editing our short tree films!! Thanks DAVE!! ... See moreSee less
This week we post Parts One and Two of our filming with David Milarch and his Archangel Ancient Trees project. We see his sons, Jared and Jake, and their lab associate, Tom, as they gather and clone the continent's champion trees -- for the purpose of re-forestation. Jim Robbins has written their story in his book THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES. ... See moreSee less
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