Things We Heart – July 2017

We’ve rounded up some of the best tree stuff on the web for your enjoyment. Check out this month’s highlights below:

Sadly, when trees don’t survive extreme weather, they need to be removed to reduce safety risks. A couple in California lost a 140ft sequoia to a lightning strike, and decided to hire a professional to turn the stump into tree art.
Check out this video!

National Geographic reports that “if carbon emissions remain unchecked by the end of the century deadly heat waves will threaten up to 75 percent of the world’s population.” Tree Plantation says the best time to plant trees was 20 years ago, but the next-best time to plant trees is right now.
Learn how Tree Plantation creates instant forests to battle climate change.

A new phone app developed by the University of Kentucky Forest Health Research Center and the University of Tennessee Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, is designed to connect scientists with foresters, landowners and interested citizens in an effort to protect and restore the nation’s trees. Available on Android and iOS, TreeSnap will provide scientists with more eyes in the field.
Read more about TreeSnap here!

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