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Restoring the Woods to Its Former Glory

By Shakira Maze - Business Support Specialist, Gas/Construction, PSEG
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Almost half of the world’s forests have been cleared or degraded. When most people think of forest restoration, they think of replanting lost trees, but restoration is about improving landscapes that are deforested, degraded or underutilized.

The Place Makers Episode 3 - Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

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Watch Amanda Steele, CBRE’s Executive Managing Director, Property Management, chat with Pauline Goh, CBRE’s Chairman – South East Asia, on the importance of green space and the wonderful culture of placemaking in Singapore, particularly evident at Gardens by the Bay. To watch CBRE’s full episode of ‘The Place Makers’ go to Ten Play.

Sappi Mentorship Program Offers Growth Opportunities to Young Foresters

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Lucas (Luke) Lamond grew up in the forestry business working in the woods with his father, a consulting forester who taught him everything about forest management. Luke is a graduate of the University of Maine in Orono with a degree in Forest Operations, Bioproducts and Bioenergy. In 2014 he was awarded the College of Forest Resources’ Dwight B. Demeritt Forestry Award, which is issued to recognize the top students in forest resources and wildlife.

We Don’t Live on 1.75 Earths—but We Act Like We Do

By Jean-Pascal Tricoire and Mathis Wackernagel
Article

We live on 1.75 Earths, yet we just have one. 

More precisely, humanity’s current demand on Earth is 1.75 times what our planet’s ecosystems regenerate each year. We are depleting our natural capital at a frantic pace. 

5,400-mile Bike Ride Celebrates Green Jobs in Canada

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This summer, Zac Wagman of Project Learning Tree (PLT) Canada embarked on a cross-country adventure to celebrate and promote youth working in green jobs that include wildlife management, forest management, forest-based programs, conservation and environmental education.

Kimberly-Clark and Appalachian Woodlands Alliance Empower Small Landowners to Safeguard Forests

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Strong partnerships are critical to engage the entire supply chain in responsible forest practices, and to safeguard forest ecosystems around the world.

World’s Fifth Oldest Tree Found in North Carolina

Researcher confirms bald cypress tree is 2,624 years old – many nearby are more than 1,000 years old
Blog

Some of the oldest trees in the world are rooted along the swampy twists and turns of the Black River in eastern North Carolina. When University of Arkansas researcher David Stahle first saw the bald cypress trees in the 1980s, he knew they were ancient, but he recently proved that one is at least 2,624 years old – making it the fifth oldest living tree in the world.

Timberland Engages Volunteers and Consumers at Something in the Water Festival

Timberland helped restore a school garden and created a 3500-square foot pop-up park at the festival with 4,000 attendees pledging to be a hero for nature and live a greener life
Blog

As a Timberland intern, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to represent the brand this past April through our partnership with Pharrell Williams’s Something in The Water Festival (SITW) in Virginia Beach, VA. I’ve volunteered at music events before, but I had no idea I was going to experience so much more. 

SITW was the first event of its kind for Virginia Beach. Pharrell once said if he “made it” he’d come back to Virginia one day to do something big.  And he did.  He created a three-day celebration of community, art, sustainability, and of course, music. 

Bartlett Tree Experts Supports Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA® Program for Second Year

World’s Leading Scientific Tree and Shrub Care Company Continues to support Cornerstone Programming
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., July 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Bartlett Tree Experts supports the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA program for the second year. Tree Campus USA recognizes colleges and universities across the country for effective urban forest management and student engagement in conservation goals.

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