East Tennessee State University Arborist Travis Watson has worked to keep the university’s canopy strong for more than 15 years.
Tennessee residents are invited to beautify their properties and their communities by planting trees on Tennessee Tree Day on March 21. Trees are available to reserve for a $2.49 donation or $4.99 per tree depending on species now through March 1
Feb 4, 2020 at 9:16 PM
As many eagerly await the return of East Tennessee’s fall colors, they may be left disappointed this year.
University Woods, a wooded tract on the campus of East Tennessee State University, is now protected under an agreement with the Old-Growth Forest Network.
Tennessee residents are encouraged to “beautify their properties and their communities” through the Tennessee Environmental Council by planting trees on 250K Tree Day, March 23.
A Maryland conservationist and expert on old-growth forests will be visiting East Tennessee State University this week to teach people more about the unique ecosystem surrounding the Johnson City campus.
The Tennessee Environmental Council says one tree provides $130,750 in total environmental benefits including oxygen, air pollution control and stormwater drainage over the course of 50 years.
April McPeak arrived at her home on Oak Lane Wednesday evening and was shocked to find that the large tree next to their house fell and crushed her son’s car. She said the tree was most likely uprooted and knocked over during a storm Wednesday.
‘Tis the season to decide what to do with your holiday tree.
Winds reportedly reached 78 mph early Wednesday morning in parts of Northeast Tennessee, damaging trees and power lines across the region.
Fifty thousand. That’s a whole lot of trees to be planted in one day.
WASHINGTON — More than 3 trillion trees now grow on Earth, seven times more than scientists previously thought. But it’s also trillions fewer than there used to be, a new study concludes.