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The Legend of Sleepy Trees

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November 10th, 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

Trees go dormant in the winter months, essentially “falling asleep” and consuming only the resources needed to stay alive. Follow the trees’ “sleep cycle” through winter, from when cooler temperatures begin to initiate the dormant stage through the spring awakening.
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Forest Digest – Week of November 2, 2015

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    Unique Tree Species around the World

    • devil's walking stick

    November 5th, 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

    Discover some of the most amazing trees from all over the globe. From the rainbow striped trunk of a eucalyptus, to the aerial roots of the Moreton Bay fig and the stout water-stuffed trunk of the African Boabab, there’s sure to be a unique tree you haven’t seen before on this list!
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    American Forests and Alcoa Foundation: Year Four of a Globally-Driven Collaboration

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    Forest Digest – Week of October 26, 2015

      October 30th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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