Posts in: trees

Nature on the edge

Nature on the edge

Rock climbing’s increasing popularity puts pressures on cliff landscapes

By | Posted August 29, 2016

A clearer view of clearcuts

A clearer view of clearcuts

My dad wants to cut down 20 acres of trees. Should I let him?

By | Posted August 24, 2016

How does ecological succession work?

How does ecological succession work?

Juniper trees can change an entire landscape

By | Posted April 25, 2016

The wrong kinds of trees could make global warming worse

The wrong kinds of trees could make global warming worse

Planting homogenous new forests isn’t going to save the planet

By | Posted April 19, 2016

Fallen Monarch, a massive redwood tree that fell 300 years ago

Leaving the road behind

Why national parks should have fewer roads and more trails

By | Posted March 28, 2016

The Mountain Pine Beetle: a deadly artist

The Mountain Pine Beetle: a deadly artist

The Mountain Pine Beetle kills trees and paints them blue from Mexico to Canada

By | Posted November 24, 2014

The high cost of carbon in city trees

The high cost of carbon in city trees

They stymy climate change, but for a premium

By | Posted October 18, 2013

Tiger Leg Monkey Tree Frog Photo Credit by Anthony Herrel

Tree frogs evolving to monkey around

Scientists find that tree frogs do more walking than hopping

By | Posted October 4, 2013

Winter blooms

Winter blooms

Climate change is speeding up the return of leaves and flowers, but by just how much?

By | Posted December 23, 2012

A New Twist on Tree Rings

A New Twist on Tree Rings

Scientists turn to tree rings to learn more about our climate’s history.

By | Posted March 20, 2007