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2014-03-27 23:33:38

Planning for new countries and increased planting goals, tentree looks towards a more eco-conscious future. REGINA, SK (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Having already provided 160,000 hours of employment to locals in developing countries, tentree announced today that the Canadian lifestyle apparel company has officially planted their first million trees. By partnering with international non-profit organizations, tentree is stepping up to become a major part of reforestation efforts in several...

2014-02-27 16:22:34

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This winter has been especially cold, grey and snowy and Trees New York is working to beat the winter blues by planting more evergreen trees! One day last February, Trees New York's Executive Director, Nelson Villarrubia, turned the corner and saw a cluster of evergreens blanketed in snow. The beautiful scene swept away his winter doldrums and he realized he couldn't be the only New Yorker who craves color and vitality during the...

2014-01-14 23:21:08

National Wildlife Federation’s Trees for Wildlife program helps communities and young people learn about the importance of trees for communities and wildlife. Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is currently accepting applications for youth leaders and organizations wishing to hold a sapling tree planting event this Spring as part of NWF’s Trees for Wildlife program. The program aims to educate and prepare a generation of conservation stewards,...

2013-11-26 23:23:46

After just one year of their Forests for the Future initiative, Eminence has planted an incredible 1.5 million trees. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Last November, Éminence Organic Skin Care (http://www.eminenceorganics.com) embarked on an environmental initiative that helps restore and rebuild the environment one tree at a time. Deforestation is the leading cause of climate change as millions of acres of trees are lost every year. Éminence is determined to make a...

Urban Trees Provide Economic Boon
2013-05-08 13:51:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Whether it´s Manhattan´s Central Park or the Emerald Necklace in Boston, Frederick Law Olmstead understood the value that forested areas bring to a city. However, the“¯father of American“¯landscape architecture was probably unaware of the billions of dollars these forests contribute in the form of carbon storage and sequestration. According to a new study in the journal Environmental Pollution, urban...

2013-05-02 16:22:35

Volunteers to plant 100 fruit trees on May 4 SAN ANTONIO, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, will team up with The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) and local residents to plant about 100 fruit trees in two accessible orchards in a housing development operated by the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA). On May 4 at 10:00 a.m., volunteers and local residents will come together to plant trees at a site in the Springview community at 722...

2013-04-24 16:20:22

NORFOLK, Va., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has made substantial progress on its Trees and Trains reforestation program, planting 2.4 million trees on 4,000 acres in four states in the ecologically important Mississippi Delta. The Trees and Trains project is a five-year reforestation and carbon sequestration project to plant six million trees on 10,000 acres in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley (MAV) with GreenTrees®, the leading reforestation program on...

2013-04-20 12:20:09

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa., April 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett today visited the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County to honor the sacrifice of the passengers and crew by presenting donated trees for the site. This is the second year of a major volunteer reforestation effort at the memorial that will eventually result in 150,900 new trees at the site. The plans for the memorial, operated by the National Park Service, include 40...

Forest Soil Traps More Carbon Than Thought
2013-04-01 14:02:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The planting and expansion of forests not only allows for the trapping of carbon in the trees themselves, it also fosters carbon absorption in the soil where the trees are rooted. Previous studies have shown that more carbon is sequestered in forest soils that in the trees, but according to new research in“¯the“¯Soil Science Society of America Journal, newly forested lands show a marked increase in carbon...

2013-03-06 20:20:54

Utility Reminds Customers to Call 811 before Planting Trees to Avoid Contact with Underground Electric and Gas Lines SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of California Arbor Day on March 7, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reminds customers to plant the "right tree, in the right place." Even trees that are small when planted may grow to heights that can interfere with overhead distribution power lines and planting any type of tree near larger,...