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Trees that reach maturity have the genetic potential to live over a century. Some species can live for many centuries. Most trees never reach that potential and are killed by environmental factors, insects and disease and catastrophe. Here are the ways trees die.
Tree pruning is essential in developing a tree with a strong structure and desirable form. Here is a quick guide of methods on how to prune trees.
There are hundreds of companies selling portable sawmills and parts. Begin your mill purchase here.
Osage-orange or Maclura pomifera has a wonderful wood, is hardy on harsh dry sites and a perfect Midwestern tree in the landscape.
I have compiled the most common tree insects you might find in yard and forest. You can do a lot to prevent and control insects including pine bark beetle. Here is how.
If a tree trunk is wounded there are some things you can do.
A Tree Leaf Identification Quiz on Common North American Trees
Forest Land Area from 1630 to 2002: sans serif font forest land area new english colonies forest acreage timber depletion
Chanticleer callery pear was selected Urban Tree of the Year for 2005 as determined by responses to an annual survey in arborist magazine City Trees.
Demands are high for hunting land and forests to lease for hunting lease if you allow wild or released game hunting on your property. Here is a step-by-step guide on preparing a hunting lease for an individual or hunting club that protects both the hunter (lessee) and the property owner (lessor).
Common North American conifer trees, their ranges, their identifying descriptions and other trees in their associated habitat.
Insects and Diseases of Sweetgum. Page 5.
The Blue Ridge Parkway and fall foliage viewing. One of the ten best views of autumn leaf foliage in North American forests.
By John Vidal, The Guardian, 25 July 2014 | Radical plans by the World Bank to relax the conditions on which it lends up to $50bn (£29bn) a year to developing countries have been condemned as potentially disastrous for the environment and likely to weaken protection of indigenous peoples and the poor. A leaked draft of the bank's proposed new "safeguard policies", seen by the Guardian, suggests that existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive areas, and that indigenous peoples will not have to be consulted before major projects like palm oil plantations or large dams palm go ahead on land which they traditionally occupy. Under the proposed new "light touch" rules, the result of a two year consultation within the bank, borrowers will be allowed to opt out of signing up to employment safeguards, existing protection for biodiversity will be shredded, countries will be allowed to assess themselves...
MONTREAL, July 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - (TSX: SJ) OPEN TO: Analysts, investors and all interested parties DATE: Friday, August 8, 2014 TIME: 10:00 AM Ea...
ATLANTA, July 24, 2014 --Q2 Net Sales increased $30.4 million or 2.8%, after adjusting for the impact of divested businesses.Q2 Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share increased to $0.20 versus $0.13 in the prior year period....
NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 24, 2014 -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") today announced that on July 24, 2014, the Board of Directors elected Robert J. Bahash and Maurice Reznik as Directors of the Company....
NORCROSS, Ga., July 24, 2014 -- RockTenn (NYSE:RKT) today reported that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.35 per share on its Class A Common Stock to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 6, 2014...
Forest Trends, July 2014 | This policy brief examines the institutional and legal framework surrounding forest conversion in Lao PDR, giving special consideration to the social, environmental, and legal implications of expanding land investments to meet Lao PDR’s economic development goals summarized in the National Export Strategy (2011-2015).
RICHMOND, BC, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) announced today that the Ministry of Energy and Mines and BC Hydro have introduced a new energy efficiency program aimed at reducing ...