Author: Mary Pendleton

The Trees Where People Live

Trees have been a part of people’s lives since the early days of settlement. The early need for wood for homes and tools gave people a reliance on trees. The movement of people across the country did not change that need, and often trees and water were the two important resources for creating populated places.

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Invest From the Ground Up shared KCET's post.1 day ago
California cut down 95% of its original coast redwood forest – much of it to build Los Angeles. #LostLA
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Invest From the Ground Up shared Center for Plant Conservation's post.2 days ago
Too much plant blindness these days.... In 1998, American botanists James Wandersee and Elisabeth Schussler defined Plant Blindness as "the inability to see or notice the plants in one's own environment," which leads "to the inability to recognize the importance of plants in the biosphere and in human affairs."
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Invest From the Ground Up shared Scientific American's post.2 days ago
As the climate warms, extreme droughts and vanishing water supplies will likely become more common.
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Want to order our Best Management Practices booklet to prevent harm to wildlife during tree care? It's now available for $10 on the website of the Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture. Open the link provided. Scroll through the list of merchandise. It is the very last item on the 4th page. https://www.wcisa.net/merchandise/
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Invest From the Ground Up shared Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity's post.3 days ago
Improving a city's empty areas can provide a significant mental health boost to its residents, especially those in challenging economic circumstances.

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