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...

6 hours 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...

2 weeks 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 ...

4 weeks ago

Cherry blossoms are truly beautiful -- see for yourself!! This is mini-film #46. ... See moreSee less

The Japanese government gave the U.S. hundreds of Cherry trees in 1912 as an act of friendship. Most were planted near the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. In...

4 weeks ago

The Truth About Trees shared Zinc's How the Great Northern Forest affects our climate.

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Every year the trees in the Great Northern Forest do something incredible (Via: Greenpeace International)

1 month ago

Two tree scientists with East Tennessee connections, Travis Belote and Frosty Levy, talk about the differences between the Appalachian forest and the forests in the Pacific Northwest. Great viewing!! ... See moreSee less

Two forest/tree scientists talk and demonstrate forest diversity in the Appalachian forest and the Pacific Norhwest forest. Travis Belote is originally from ...

1 month ago

We filmed trees in all the states of the lower 48, as well as a few provinces in Canada. In Montana we filmed the Western Larch tree with Travis Belote, a native of East Tennessee mountains and a researcher with the Wilderness Society. ... See moreSee less

This is a portrait of the Western Larch tree, one of the only conifer trees in the world that loses and replaces its needles each year. Like most deciduous t...

2 months ago

Diana Beresford-Kroeger is certainly the greatest tree writer/poet/scientist of our time. She's our friend and supporter too, And she fights for the trees with elegance, determination, and good humor. She has written many wonderful books and recently starred in her own film, which is named CALL OF THE FOREST. It's a beauty! So is she! ... See moreSee less

Climate change has been in the news all week -- as it should be -- from the UN's frightening report, to Hurricane Michael hitting Florida again at 145 MPH. S...

3 months ago

Our latest mini-film goes up today -- it's a short piece about a white oak in Athens, GA that was legally protected in its owner's will and generally recognized by the town citizens since 1832. I think it's a great idea!! If anyone has ideas about how to do about it, let us know! ... See moreSee less

The former Supreme Court Justice, William O. Douglas, and cosmologist Thomas Berry both weighed in on the question of the Legal Standing of Nature. The city ...

3 months ago