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Tree Bark: That Beneficial Barrier

Tree bark is roughly akin to the skin of animals; it helps to define the boundary between the internal and external world, and it provides protection against a variety of threats. While ...

Ten Tree Myths and Misunderstandings

Like many other facets of the natural world, trees are the subject of innumerable myths and misunderstandings. As professio...

Mycorrhizae: My Favorite Kind of Fungi

The more ecologists learn about the world, the more it becomes apparent that all living things are connected. Trees provide numerous examples of this, as even youngsters understand that ...

Thorns and Prickles and Spines, Oh My!

While not terribly common, many trees bear sharp thorns along their twigs, branches or trunks. Often, thorns are seen as problematic traits, and trees...

Don’t Try to Tame Fast-Growing Pioneers

One of the most common problems that arborists confront is poor tree placement. It’s particularly frustrati...

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