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
We could not pass this one by without telling everyone about it! My friend and co-editor, David Minckler, brought me this review to read. And now I need to get the book! Apparently one of the central characters (Patty) is echoed in the real-life work of Suzanne Simard, who is in our series The Truth About Trees, and will soon be in our collection of mini-films on Youtube. ... See moreSee less
This week we have put up TWO mini-films about trees! The first one was about the production of Nano Cellulose crystals from waste wood that is taking place at the Forest Products Lab in Madison, Wisconsin. And today we are presenting a portrait of the RED MAPLE tree through the seasons. Please enjoy, learn and share! ... See moreSee less
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