The Cottonwood tree is one of our favorites, and it seems to grow everywhere! I get excited every summer when I see the little silky seeds floating down the streets. And if you have ever played golf near a cottonwood at that time, you'll appreciate putting in the snow! ... See moreSee less
This video complements an earlier video featuring the work of Suzanne Simard, who has discovered a rich tree communications network under the ground. And the Micorrhiza are at the center of it. ... See moreSee less
Another mini-film is now uploaded -- a portrait of one of our favorite trees -- the Catalpa tree. Big leaves, wonderful blossoms, long dangly seedpods!! Please share!! And subscribe too! ... See moreSee less
This mini-film is a portrait through the year of the American Beech tree! Complete with remarks from the expert botanist "Frosty" Levy from East Tennessee State University. We had a few problems with our Youtube channel and so this is the first of a four film backlog that we will be uploading to the channel! Hope you enjoy it and share it too. AND PLEASE SUBSCRIBE! ... See moreSee less
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
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1223236. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.