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Treechat Roundtable 4/23/13 - Tree Stories in the News

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Mon, Apr, 22, 2013 @ 18:04 PM
This week is the 1st treechat roundtable where we discuss tree related topic in the news. These discussions take place the 4th Tuesday of each month with the goal of informing, sharing and discussing events that shape our landscapes and gardens related to trees and how these events affects each of us.

milanbuilding5The live chat begins 4/23/13 at 11AM via Twitter with Corona as this week's host and moderator. Join @Coronatools and other industry experts each week at 11AM PST via Twitter for #treechat. Discussing all things related to trees and tree care since 2010!

This month’s news articles include;

Vertical Forests – discussing the building project in Milan for buildings that become forest sky scrapers.

17 Year Cicadas – a look at what to expect, protecting your trees and recipes to put them to good use.

cicadas12n 6 webJoshua Trees in Bloom Across the Southwest – an impressive phenomena that leaves scientists baffled.

Tree PestsEmerald Ash Borer, Gypsy Moths and others could are making their way to a tree near you and what’s being done to help.

Bees and Almonds – Fewer bees in California means higher prices on almonds and other goods.

Other Articles – Family sues USFS for $1M for a fallen tree, man shoots at a tree and tree fires back, 12 year olds letter saves an entire forest.

There’s always interesting things happening in the news regarding trees from technical, to ethical, to the downright bizarre or humorous tree related stories. Come share with us on these roundtable discussions and tell us what you think.

If you come across an interesting story that you would like to share on the next discussion, email the link to treechatnews@gmail.com and we’ll add it to the discussion. If you can’t make the live chat you’ll find a recap of links and shares on Corona Tools Storify!

Topics: #treechat, tree care, News, landscape

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