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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Jerry Franklin and Peter Raven are two of our most brilliant folks around talking about trees and forests. Here is a good way to get to know them better! ... See moreSee less

Jerry Franklin and Peter Raven are two of the most outstanding tree scientists and forest writers in America. In this short video they talk about Climate Cha...

2 weeks ago

The Truth About Trees shared a link. ... See moreSee less

When we began filming The Truth About Trees, Mr. Cleaves was the director of Climate Change policy at the U.S. Forest Service. He spoke for the Forest Servic...

2 weeks ago

Today we uploaded two mini-films to TruthAboutTrees TV on YouTube. TREES and GOATS is one of them. CLEAVES on CLIMATE CHANGE is the second one. Both are interesting in their own way! More to come soon!! Hope you enjoy and can share! ... See moreSee less

David Minckler filmed these eco-goats cleaning up the Congressional Cemetery in D.C. Apparently goats will eat anything green and low-hanging, making it poss...

2 weeks ago

We are uploading the mini-film NYC TREES today and later this week we will be uploading several more short films made from footage shot during the making of our PBS series The Truth About TREES. Please like, friend, share, and subscribe!! And Enjoy! ... See moreSee less

Photographer Benjy Swett and Arborist Bill Logan talk about the trees of New York City and their importance to the people of that city!

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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.

1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month 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...

2 months ago