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Timberland Takes Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment to Philadelphia

More than 57,000 Square Feet of Green Space Restored in New York and Philadelphia to Date
Press Release

STRATHAM, N.H., October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announces the completion of its second annual urban greening commitment to create and restore outdoor spaces in the U.S. with a transformative community service event in Philadelphia last week.

SC Johnson Supports World’s Largest Tropical Reforestation Project

Project will Restore Nearly 70,000 Acres in Brazilian Amazonia
Press Release

RACINE, Wis., October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson today announced that the funds raised from its 2017 acre-for-acre match challenge will be used to kick off the world’s largest tropical reforestation project in the Brazilian Amazon. Through a partnership with Conservation International (CI) earlier this year to support the virtual reality film Under the Canopy, SC Johnson enlisted the public to help protect 10,000 acres of the Amazon rainforest through its acre-for-acre match campaign.

Ask an Arborist: Why Do I Need to Prune?

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This is part one of a  three-part dormant season pruning series. Watch part two, what are the rules of pruning to learn the 5 rules for form and function and part three, The ABC’s of Pruning.

Baldcypress: King of the Swamp

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Taxodium distichum

Nowhere is a tree species so intertwined with a place as the baldcypress is with swamps. Beginning with the art and literature of early America, images of baldcypress trees have been used to portray mystery and melancholy in the watery lowlands.

Arbor Day Foundation Member Story: Larry Hobart

A Life of Poetic Thoughts and Good Deeds
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Know the joy of helping the world
to be a better place.
Put a shovel in the ground,
leave a tree your family can trace.

Meet Larry. Poet, philosopher, gentleman, and Foundation member. His passion for life and making a difference in the world can be felt through his poems. Larry wrote the excerpt above, expressing his love of planting trees.

Domtar's Sustainability Economics

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Domtar is a case study of how supply and demand has accelerated sustainability—in particular, how the growing supply of natural gas has accelerated the reduction of coal burning in our power boilers. Over the past few years, energy economics and the drive for competitive advantage through improved efficiency have reduced air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions further and faster than what would have occurred under any likely scenario involving additional government regulation.

Domtar Celebrates International Day of Forests

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Trees give so generously yet take so little.

Take, for example, the fact that a single tree is capable of absorbing 10 pounds of carbon dioxide annually. According to Recyclebank, a mature oak tree can take in 369 gallons of water each day – important for oxygen production and prevention of soil erosion. And one tree can even produce the same cooling effect as 10 air conditioning units running for 20 hours a day.

Avista Plants for Reforest Spokane Day

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This fall, Avista partnered with The Lands Council to plant trees for the 6th Annual Reforest Spokane Day. Over 400 volunteers planted 2,500 trees and native shrubs in west Spokane, downtown and along the Centennial Trail and Spokane River. Avista is proud to partner with The Lands Council on this wonderful community event and engage the community while enhancing the health of our natural resources.

GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M

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General Motors China engaged eight of its parts suppliers in a yearlong “Green Supply Chain” initiative designed to reduce energy consumption. The suppliers implemented 64 projects that resulted in emissions and facility noise reductions, as well as optimized lighting and energy management system improvements.

TD Forests and Nature Conservancy of Canada Release Report on Natural Capital

Press Release

December 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TD Forests and the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) have released a report, The Natural Capital Value of Forest Habitat Conservation, which looks at the natural capital value of several properties conserved by the NCC, with support from the TD Forests program. 

To read the full report, visit the NCC website at http://www.natureconservancy.ca 

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