Just being outside can improve your psychological health, and maybe your physical health too https://qz.com/1258538/just-being-outside-can-improve-your-psychological-health-and-maybe-your-physical-health-too/
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about the chapter, TN Arboretum establishment, how to become a Tree Sanctuary,, Historical & Landmark Trees , chapter bylaws & etc.
Left: Planting trees for Glenview Parks Arboretum
At Memphis City Beautiful giving TN ENV . Council Trees TLC
Bark splits are one of the signs of EAB.
The White Ash Tree like the one above is threatened. -L. compound leaf - information below on the Emerald Ash Borer.
Early ( above ) and late stage pupa of the beneficial twice stabbed lady beetle
Overton Park Tree Tour with Eric Bridges & Richard Beckwith ( right)
Arboretum Tree Mulching at Glenview Park in May,
The twice stabbed lady beetle, the natural predator for Crape Myrtle bark Scale, is in the Memphis area.
NEXT CHAPTER MEETING : Thursday October 17, 2019 1:00 MEMPHIS BOTANIC GARDEN
educational speaker:Vicky Sims :National Hardwood Lumber Association
Re-register every January --$upport our chapter: Get your Kroger card & sign up for the 2017 Kroger Community Awards Program (must re-enroll each year
Landscaper's Dream Tree Becomes Thorny Forest Nightmare
Fight for Our Pollinators-- Remove Privet --- see link on "Removing Invasive Plants Make a Difference." http://usinggeorgianativeplants.blogspot.com/2019/02/removing-invasive-plants-makes.html
Founded in 2004 as a regional chapter of the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council, the West Tennessee Chapter supports TUFC's mission in
promoting healthy and sustainable urban and community forests in Tennessee.
UFA 2019 class
Packaging TN Arbor Day Trees: Memphis Botanic Garden
Why are Trees Important to the Ecosystem ?
Ethiopia plants more than 350 million trees in 12 hours. (CNN) Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours on Monday, which officials believe is a world record. The burst of tree planting was part of a wider reforestation campaign named "Green Legacy," spearheaded by the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ...Jul 30, 2019
Learn more about Crape Myrtle Bark Scale http://www.uaex.edu/publications/pdf/fsa-7086.pdf
Learn rules for Tree Measuring --click link above
The Bradford Pear is most conspicuous when it blooms in late winter or early spring----- You can view its white blooms in mid to late March across fields and highways nearby ---- take a drive on highway 72 to gauge its unbelievable spread
North American Ash Trees are Facing Extinction. The Emerald Ash Borer is now in Middle Tennessee & Southern Arkansas. How can YOU KEEP IT FROM SPREADING ? USE ONLY LOCAL FIREWOOD.
Use Michael Dirr's Manual of Woody Landscape Plants Ed. 6 for establishing an arboretum
L.Green Ash Fruit
R. White Ash Fruit
Packaging Native Bare Root Trees Increases their Survival Rate
INSECT POPULATION DROPPING at an ALARMING RATE -- How Can You Help?
--Making leaf rubbing at Glenview Community Center Camp
Tree Education @ U. of M. Earth Day
Memorial Park Tree Tour with Linnea & Bo
Trees Reduce Stormwater Runoff : Mature trees provide significant stormwater quantity and rate control benefits.
UFA 2019 Class
One of the books recommended by Eric Bridges at the 9.4.19 Urban Forestry Advisor Class held at Memphis Botanic Garden
One of the books recommended by Deb Foehring at the 9.4.19 Urban Forestry Advisor Class.
Germany’’s flying insect population has dropped 76% from 1989-2016. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/10/18/this-is-very-alarming-flying-insects-vanish-from-nature-preserves/
Cooper Young April Arborertum Walk
with Judi & Wes (below)
ATTENTION ARBORISTS-- GET POINTS @ the
2019 West Tennessee Commercial Horticulture Expo
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 2 & WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 3, Agricenter International 7777 Walnut Grove Rd Memphis
Register with Booker T. Leigh. email@example.com 901-752-1207
Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/05/climate/trees-forests-climate-change.html
Recent Tree News
INVASIVE ALERT: THE Bradford Pear
click the link to learn more how privet can be successfully challenged
Volunteers Help Michigan State Students plant trees in NPI's Carnes Garden --- Re -Foresting Vacant Lots
Look for early signs of Crapemyrtle Bark Scale on area trees
2019 Upcoming OPPORTUNITIES to Earn Volunteer hours
contact volunteer coordinator : J. Castillo to volunteer
send volunteer hours to Judi Shellabarger Remember, you can count meetings & lecture attendance
Use the link below to record volunteer hours within 7 days.
Native Trees forFall Colorwith Bo Kelley & Linnea West
-identify native trees by examining leaves with changing fall color, and mast 10/30/2019, 9:00 to 11:00 - a.m. clipboard suggested -- limited to 15
Contact: Memphis Botanic Garden 901-636-4128 –
November 23 , 2019 EDUCATIONAL BOOTH 1:00-4:00 Oaklawn ArboretumTree Tour w Wes Hopper , Cloyes Family Home & Garden Tour w Julie Morgan plus a bake sale
Saturday January 25, 2020 Lichterman Birds & Seeds
Support our dwindling population of pollinators & other Insects---LEAVE THE LEAVES https://xerces.org/2017/10/06/leave-the-leaves/
How do I know if I have an ash tree?
Join WTC:TUFC & TUFC for 2019