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...

2 days 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...

2 days 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...

2 weeks 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...

3 weeks 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...

1 month 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!

1 month ago

The first montage ever of the mycorrhiza -- the crucial relationship of tree roots and the fungi in the earth! ... See moreSee less

The relationship of trees roots and the fungi in the earth is a recent discovery! It's called Mycorhiza. Here is a montage of the very few pictures taken -- ...

2 months ago

Here is our newest mini-film! Enjoy the Bur Oak; enjoy Mark Hirsch and his enjoyment! ... See moreSee less

A portrait of the Bur Oak tree (a favorite of MidWesterners that I know) and a subject of the beautiful photographs by Mark Hirsch in his book That Tree.

3 months ago

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.
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E.O.Wilson asks the question: What accounts for our "Dendrophilia?" --- i.e., our love of trees. Our childhood encounters with trees is part of the answer, o...

3 months ago