Journal archives for June 2018

June 16, 2018

Yosemite National Park Celebrates Reopening of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

June 14, 2018 – Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Conservancy and public officials today dedicated the newly restored Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias following a landmark project to protect the ancient trees and reestablish the area’s natural serenity.

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June 26, 2018

Tree-huggers are onto something: How trees support life, reduce stress and increase property values.

Some might say a serious tree policy is a luxury we can’t afford. But consider this: according to the U.S. Forest Service and the American Arbor Association, objective data prove that every dollar spent on planting and caring for community trees yields two to five times that in benefits, such as cleaner air, lower energy costs, improved water quality, storm water control and increased property value.

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June 09, 2018

The secret life and value of trees.

In this moment of mercenary politics, those of us who are out-proud tree-huggers have taken to citing the bottom line. The clean water, timber, cultural and recreation opportunities of a single forest deliver more economic value than all of the failing U.S. coal industry.

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