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)

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

2 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 ...

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Terry Cunningham takes us on a very informative tour of the Pioneer Forest in Missouri, where they provide lumber and maintain a complete forest at the same time. It's called "UNEVEN AGE MANAGEMENT." Sounds good to me! ... See moreSee less

From the Longleaf pines of the Deep South, we move to a hardwood forest in Missouri called the Pioneer Forest. It was founded by Leo Drye, a St. Louis enviro...

2 months ago

Here is the second part of our mini-film about Longleaf Pine, as narrated by Rhett Johnson, director of the Longleaf Alliance in southern Alabama. It is based on our research and our filming for the upcoming PBS series The Truth About Trees. ... See moreSee less

Rhett Johnson is the founder and director of the Longleaf Pine Alliance and is certainly one of the world's experts on the subject. In this mini-film he talk...

3 months ago

With this mini-film (and the next one) we are sharing #39 and #40 for TREE TV. These have been made from what we shot in making our PBS series The Truth About Trees. Here Rhett Johnson tells about the Longleaf Pine of the deep South, which is his own favorite tree. The big lumbermen almost obliterated it, but thanks to the Longleaf Pine Alliance, the tree is making a comeback. Listen, Watch, and Share! ... See moreSee less

This is a portrait of the Longleaf Pine as described by Rhett Johnson, the Director of the Longleaf Pine Alliance and illustrated by film we shot in Alabama'...

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