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2014-09-29 23:04:35

As America’s thoughts turn toward the NFL, NBA & NHL season openings, and the MLB playoffs, many pro sports teams are working with their local communities to plant trees CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 First downs, baskets and goals recorded by pro sports teams take on another meaning as more of these organizations develop a playbook-of-sorts on how to promote trees to encourage a greener society. The number of sports partnerships with community tree planting programs is...

2014-08-04 23:03:57

Five arborists honored by the International Society of Arboriculture for 2014. Champaign, IL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Five arborists considered the best in their trade for protecting champion trees, encouraging industry certification, sharing best practices and promoting tree research worldwide, have been chosen by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) as the 2014 class of “True Professionals of Arboriculture™.” The guests of honor received special recognition on Monday,...

2011-07-24 23:00:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven professionals--some forging new ways to save the urban tree canopy, partnering with innovative tree planting programs, and teaching children around the world about the science of tree care--have been selected as the International Society of Arboriculture's (ISA) 2011 class of "True Professionals of Arboriculture." Recognition took place at the 87th annual ISA Conference and Trade Show, July 23-27th in Sydney, Australia honoring:...

2011-07-24 07:00:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight distinguished professionals make up the circle of winners for this year's International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Awards of Distinction. ISA President Tim Gamma will present the awards at the 87th ISA Conference and Trade Show, July 23--27th in Sydney, Australia, honoring: Mark Hartley -- Award of Merit (New South Wales, Australia) Lauren Lanphear -- Award of Achievement (South Euclid, Ohio) Dr. Thomas Green -- Excellence in...

2008-08-02 15:00:12

The Midwestern chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture recently awarded the city of Columbia and its Parks and Recreation Department the 2008 Gold Leaf Award for the city's landscaping and tree-planting project at Flat Branch Park downtown. According to a city news release, the society chose Flat Branch Park for the award because of its focus on "environmental issues such as storm-water runoff, water quality and stream-way protection while at the same time beautifying an urban...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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