Baobab

Photo: South Africa Tourism Wikipedia: Adansonia is a genus of deciduous trees known as baobabs. They are found in arid regions of Madagascar, mainland Africa, Arabia, and Australia. The generic name honors Michel Adanson, the French naturalist and explorer who first described the plant. Wikipedia: Baobab is the common name of a genus of trees …

Sequoias

Photo: Peter Sekely, Mariposa Grove Sequoia = a redwood tree, especially the California redwood HeadlinesTreetop science: Measuring the changing climate’s effects on California sequoias – CBSPlanting a ‘Trail of Giants’ – The AtlanticNational Park Sites On List Of Landscapes At Risk From Climate Change Wikipedia: Giant sequoia specimens are the most massive trees on Earth. …

Wollemi Pines

Poster Spotlight on Australia’s Wollemi Pines, which survived December’s Gospers Mountain mega bushfire in New South Wales. Background The Wollemi Pine was discovered in the Wollemi National Park. These trees are often referred to as ‘living fossils’ or ‘dinosaur trees’ with evidence dating back more than 100 million years. Embedded Tweets Headlines https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/the-last-stand:-discover-the-wild-wollemi-pines/11967826 Prehistoric Wollemi …

Arbor Day

Photo: Nebraska State Line Arbor Day = Last Friday in April Embedded Tweets Happy Arbor Day! Did you know that 1 million trees were planted on the first US Arbor Day in 1872? Learn about what we are doing to make a difference in Indiana: https://t.co/kt4mGXclx8 pic.twitter.com/VqJMnPtLN6 — Indiana Natural Resources Foundation (@indiananrf) April 24, …

Trees Links

Photo: Oaxaca City Links related to trees presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Tree loss is making for sweaty suburbs, and the households that can least afford it are feeling the heat The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn’t a Technology Growing pains: The oldest trees on Earth ripped themselves apart, fossils show https://www.theguardian.com/city-of-sydney-bringing-the-forest-to-the-city/2017/apr/26/do-you-suffer-from-tree-blindness …

Sycamore

Photo: February 2020 Notable trees: Sycamore Features What to do with sycamore balls? Sycamores Get No Respect Embedded Tweets To whomever is chalking names and descriptions of trees on the pavements across Walthamstow. I love you. This made my heart sing today. pic.twitter.com/6lmauYeQVD — Elizabeth Archer (@edarcherthinks) April 7, 2020 Wikipedia Platanus occidentalis Planeta Trees …