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How is a 1,600-year-old tree weathering California's drought?

How is a 1,600-year-old tree weathering California's drought? | treetools | Scoop.it
Four years of too little water is killing millions of trees in the Sierra, yet some giant sequoias still thrive. Tree-climbing scientists are exploring sequoias branch by branch to find their secret.
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Northampton launches shade tree inventory

Northampton launches shade tree inventory | treetools | Scoop.it
The City of Northampton received a $30,000 grant award from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and recreation.
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A 600-Year-Old Oak Tree Finally Succumbs

A 600-Year-Old Oak Tree Finally Succumbs | treetools | Scoop.it
A tree in New Jersey that is older than America was unable to withstand the stress of the August heat this year, an arborist said.
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Property Doctors: a neighbour's trees are damaging my property

Property Doctors: a neighbour's trees are damaging my property | treetools | Scoop.it
Q I would be very interested in your thoughts on a neighbour’
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I Went to a Tree Climbing School to Overcome My Fear of Failure | VICE | United States

I Went to a Tree Climbing School to Overcome My Fear of Failure | VICE | United States | treetools | Scoop.it
At Tree Climbing Planet, "time stands still and your inner child lives."
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Arborist makes a skillful cut and drop from high in the air

Arborist makes a skillful cut and drop from high in the air | treetools | Scoop.it
Cutting down trees isn’t usually exciting watching. But two things set this video apart. First, it’s high in the air. Second, the arborist drops the tree between two buildings.
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Denying Nature: Today’s Children Prefer Buildings and Video Games Over Woods, Fields

Denying Nature: Today’s Children Prefer Buildings and Video Games Over Woods, Fields | treetools | Scoop.it
There was a time when children loved to go outdoors, climb trees, catch a grasshopper and jump into a stream.
But times have changed and children of today are no more interested in these refreshing activities.
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Phoenix Planning for a New Approach to its Urban Forest

Phoenix Planning for a New Approach to its Urban Forest | treetools | Scoop.it
A city famous for tall palm trees wants to find some shade. William Yardley reports on an ongoing planning effort in Phoenix to cultivate a tree canopy that would cover 25 percent of the city by 2030.
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Children spend only half as much time playing outside as their parents did

Children spend only half as much time playing outside as their parents did | treetools | Scoop.it
National Trust survey also found that nine out of 10 parents would prefer offspring to spend childhood connecting with nature
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Live like a rock star at a glampsite in Slane

Live like a rock star at a glampsite in Slane | treetools | Scoop.it
At Rock Farm on the estate of the Mount Charles family, you can hang from trees, take the ultimate lazy cycle or cook your own wood-fired pizza
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OSHA points to qualification for tree trimming safety

OSHA points to qualification for tree trimming safety | treetools | Scoop.it
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration points to existing guidelines for tree trimming to avoid tragedies. Click to read more on power line safety.
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'Arborist' who recommended giant tree felling 'not qualified': critics

'Arborist' who recommended giant tree felling 'not qualified': critics | treetools | Scoop.it

The felling of ancient "king jarrah" in Perth's south last week, which has horrified nature-lovers, was assessed by someone without apparent ...

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Film - Belgian Tree Climbing Championship 2015 Saint-Leger en Gaume

Belgian Tree Climbing Championship 2015 Saint-Leger en Gaume

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This Tree Removal Video Helped Me Find Peace

This Tree Removal Video Helped Me Find Peace | treetools | Scoop.it
Video: Until I watched this video, I had no idea about the potential healing power of watching someone climb and then methodically chop down a hug
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Emerald Ash Borer found in Manitowoc County

Emerald Ash Borer found in Manitowoc County | treetools | Scoop.it
The invasive insect was discovered on a private woodlot in the Town of Schleswig, according to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trad…
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The mystery of the ‘ghost trees’ may be solved

The mystery of the ‘ghost trees’ may be solved | treetools | Scoop.it
The rare all-white redwoods may be a key to the vast, interconnected tree network that exists beneath the forest floor.
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Engineers teach machines to recognize tree species

Engineers teach machines to recognize tree species | treetools | Scoop.it
Engineers from Caltech have developed a method that uses data from satellite and street-level images, such as the ones that you can see in Google maps, to create automatically an inventory of street trees that cities ma...
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Arborists to carve nests for endangered parrots after trees used for firewood

Arborists to carve nests for endangered parrots after trees used for firewood | treetools | Scoop.it
A group of arborists from Victoria volunteer to travel to Tasmania to carve out tree hollows for the critically endangered swift parrot, after the trees the birds used for nesting are cut down for firewood.
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112 years ago, the first Olympics held in the US were a disaster

112 years ago, the first Olympics held in the US were a disaster | treetools | Scoop.it
In 1904, 112 years ago, the Olympics cam
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Arborists clone California giant trees to combat climate change

Arborists clone California giant trees to combat climate change | treetools | Scoop.it
A team of arborists is cloning some of the world's tallest and oldest trees to combat climate change.
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Cloning giant sequoias to battle climate change

Cloning giant sequoias to battle climate change | treetools | Scoop.it
California's Sierra Nevada Mountains host the biggest and oldest sequoia on earth, some close to 100m tall and up to 3000 years old.
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Woman gets stuck up tree while playing Pokemon Go

Woman gets stuck up tree while playing Pokemon Go | treetools | Scoop.it
A woman in New Jersey had to be rescued from a tree in a cemetery after getting stuck up it while playing Pokémon Go.
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Two ancient fanged kangaroos climbed trees to feast on leaves

Two ancient fanged kangaroos climbed trees to feast on leaves | treetools | Scoop.it
The two new species - Gumardee springae (skull shown) and Gumardee richi - were discovered from fossils found in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area of Queensland.
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The "Walking trees" of Central and South America move a few centimeters every day

The "Walking trees" of Central and South America move a few centimeters every day | treetools | Scoop.it
In tropical forests in Central and South America, Walking Palm or Cashapona trees slowly migrate across the wilderness as new roots replace the old.

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Fallen trees as climbing frames are treemendous fun for schoolchildren

Fallen trees as climbing frames are treemendous fun for schoolchildren | treetools | Scoop.it

A NEW initiative aimed at helping schools create more child-friendly playgrounds is calling on head teachers to ditch expensive climbing frames and us...

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