Pruning Practices for Healthy Trees Most trees, especially those in your yard or community, will require pruning and care for their entire life. However, giving special attention to trees in the first few years after planting is most important in determining their form and strength as a mature tree. Pruning is one of the mostContinue reading “Pruning Practices for Healthy Trees”
By Dina Haveric, Green Iowa AmeriCorps Member Pollination is an essential ecological service, playing a critical role in the functioning of our entire ecosystem. In the United States alone, pollination of agricultural crops is valued at 10 billion dollars annually as nearly 80% of food-producing crops depend on pollinators. In addition to agricultural and economicContinue reading “What in Pollination?!”
By Dina Haveric, Green Iowa AmeriCorps Member The power of trees reaches far beyond the charm they provide to the natural landscape. Trees absorb pollutants, reduce energy costs, provide oxygen, mitigate soil erosion, and provide a plethora of social, economic, and environmental benefits. Maximizing your tree’s benefits will require some work however. Regular upkeep andContinue reading “Continued Care for Tree Health”
By Dina Haveric, Green Iowa AmeriCorps Member An ecological or environmental footprint can be defined by the impact of a person or community on the environment, expressed as the amount of land required to sustain their use of natural resources. As growing populations drive up emissions and increase the consumption of natural resources, it becomesContinue reading “How to Lower Your Environmental Impact: A Guide”
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