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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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.