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Quick Facts About Trees

Did you know that trees are the longest living organisms on earth? How do trees help purify the air that we breath? Where is the world's tallest tree located? This section provides a summary of some of the most interesting facts about trees.


Categories

General
Tree Biology
Trees and the Environment
Record-setting Trees
Trees and Science

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ISA, P.O. Box 3129, Champaign, IL 61826-3129, USA.
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News

National Register of Big Trees
Big trees are symbols of all the good work trees do for the quality of the environment-and our quality of life. MORE >>

Green Parking II: Putting Parking Lots to Work
Green parking lots are defined as those that are designed to do environmental work. Parking lots should be designed to reduce the use of energy, improve environmental quality and to ensure more healthy conditions for people. Further, parking lots should be planned and designed to reflect regional landscape types. Plant materials and other materials of construction must be used in ways that will support this objective. MORE >>

Hot Topics
"Hot Topic" press releases fro the USDA newsroom ranging from current pest alerts for specific regions of the United States to new trends in disease prevention and tree and plant care. MORE >>

Don't Move Firewood!

Camping Season is fast approaching. Please remember to not transport firewood. Tree-killing insects and diseases can lurk in firewood. These insects and diseases can't move far on their own, but when people move firewood they can jump hundreds of miles. New infestations destroy our forests, property values, and cost huge sums of money to control. MORE >>

National Tree Benefits Calculator
Make a simple estimation of the benefits individual street-side trees provide. With inputs of location, species and tree size, users will get an understanding of the environmental and economic value trees provide on an annual basis. For more detailed information on urban and community forest assessments, visit the i-Tree website. MORE >>



Resources

Trees Are Good Coloring Book

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