Red Oaks are just wonderful too!! ... See moreSee less

Four examples of Red Oaks are in this mini-film. Red Oak acorns are on a two year cycle.

6 days ago

Here is another mini-video about Oaks, as told by one of the finest arborists around, William Logan. ... See moreSee less

Author and NYC Arborist Bill Logan has written a fine book called OAK. Here he talks about what the Oak Tree taught humans about building!

1 week ago

Here is another of the mini-films we are making from the shooting of our PBS series The Truth About Trees -- it's about the White Oaks! ... See moreSee less

The two main divisions among oak trees are the White Oaks and the Red Oaks. The white oaks produce acorns annually, and the acorns sprout quickly. The leaves...

1 week ago

Oak trees are some of our favorite trees, and there are more than 400 species worldwide -- 69 in North America. Here is the first of four stories we are putting up about OAKS. ... See moreSee less

William Logan is not only a fabulous arborist in NYC, but also a terrific writer. Recently he wrote a book about OAKS and here are some of his insights and o...

1 week ago

Climate change is perhaps the greatest problem we have ever faced. Can trees help us? ... See moreSee less

This is the first of several of our mini-films about climate change and trees and forests. Trees have the potential to remove CO2 from the atmosphere -- they...

4 weeks ago

Climate change is probably the greatest global problem we have ever faced. Can trees be part of the answer? ... See moreSee less

This is the first of several of our mini-films about climate change and trees and forests. Trees have the potential to remove CO2 from the atmosphere -- they...

4 weeks ago

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

The short film is a portrait of the Cottonwood tree throughout the entire year, including its wonderful reproductive life, its seed dispersal, and its chatte...

1 month ago

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

Mycorrhiza are plant organs that combine roots with fungi to benefit both organisms. All trees use mycorrhiza to share nutrients and communicate with one ano...

2 months ago

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

One of our favorite trees has been the Catalpa tree, which has giant leaves, beautiful blossoms, and long dangly seedpods! It seems to be a popular urban tre...

2 months ago

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

This is a portrait of the American Beech tree, one of the most popular trees in the Eastern Forest. We see the tree though the entire year!

2 months ago