The evidence is in: Urban trees improve air and water quality, reduce energy costs, and improve human health, even as they offer the benefit of storing carbon. And in cities across the country, [...]
Written by Dr. Sarah Dooling Our cultural appreciation of trees is often tied to distinct physical characteristics of trees. The American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) can grow up 175 feet [...]
30 years ago, the founders of TreeFolks hatched a simple plan and it worked “In December 1988, six friends crouched around a bonfire on a large farm near Cedar Park. Austinites Ken Gaede, [...]
Written by Dr. Sarah Dooling The Enlightenment Period, that began in the late 17the century in Europe. was a cultural movement that emphasized a belief in science. This movement rejected the [...]
Written by Collin McMichael, Education Coordinator My colleague Russell will be very pleased to hear that this month we are doing two bugs of the month. Why? Well, he has been pestering me for a [...]
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