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OK, so it was officially too hot for a middle-aged woman to take a walk outdoors this morning (Monday), even if she stuck to the shade and grabbed an iced tea along the way. When I left the station at 9:30 it was somewhere above 70F. An hour later...
It takes time for trees to grow to maturity. About 20-25 years ago, the village of Canton planted trees along its two-block business district. During the winter holiday season the trees, now large enough to have an impact, are strung with little...
Two articles about trees in today’s NY Times caught my attention: one about the cataloging of the trees in Central Park (I was born across the street from Central Park, my first “green” playground), the other about the tornado...
What trees did you plant this year, or recently? What have you had the best luck with? Our rule of thumb for successful tree-planting: water water water. And, I love the little ditty a friend shared with me some years ago: first year sleep, second...
I’ve been walking past this old soft maple for decades. It’s about two miles west of my farm. It continues to survive even as it loses more branches each winter. Very likely, it was planted by the CCC–the Civilian Conservation...
News stories tagged with "trees"
Mar 10, 2003 — It's March 10th. There's lots of fresh snow and it's still cold outside, but there are signs of spring. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about bringing a touch of spring indoors and cleaning out the bluebird houses. Go to full article
Mar 03, 2003 — North Country residents plant hundreds of young trees every spring, but many will not survive because they were planted improperly. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about a few simple planting guidelines. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Dec 27, 2002 — A chartered bus will take some 50 St. Lawrence County residents to the New York State Maple Producer's Conference in mid-January. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Dec 26, 2002 — These days a lot of modern music depends heavily on technology. Guitars are electric and beats electronic. But since ancient times human beings have found a way to make music with the things they found in nature. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Tamar Charney has the story of one man who is helping his neighbors rediscover the roots of music. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Dec 05, 2002 — The St. Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District is hoping to boost its revenues and promote local conservation by offering holiday gift certificates for its annual tree seedling and shrub program. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Nov 21, 2002 — Trees will be planted in every state capitol in all 50 states today. The non-profit group, the National Tree Trust, is organizing the coordinated planting. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Tamar Charney reports. Go to full article
Sep 10, 2002 — Tomorrow, nine trees will be planted at the Pentagon as a memorial to the victims of September 11th. The trees are clones of the nation's largest red ash. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Tamar Charney reports. Go to full article
Aug 19, 2002 — Scientists are growing trees in a Northern Wisconsin forest, in a bath of greenhouse gasses. There's a theory that forests can help limit the predicted increase in world temperatures from global warming, and its dire consequences. But early results suggest that Great Lakes forests might struggle to survive the century; doing little to help the survival of the planet. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Bob Kelleher has more. Go to full article