We all need Trees Planting trees is an investment in the future. We value trees for the many benefits they contribute to both our human and wild community. Whether a mature forest or an intentional planting of select species, trees provide shade, beauty, improved air quality, carbon sequestration, and soil […]
The Southern Appalachians, home to Floyd County, Virginia, was identified as one of six biodiversity hotspots in the United States by The Nature Conservancy and NatureServe in their joint publication, Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States (2000). Virginia as a whole is an unusually biodiverse state.
There Are Many Reasons to Value Trees For beauty For shade For food and building materials For medicines For supporting the network of wildlife For providing oxygen and improving air quality For sequestering carbon and ameliorating climate change For conserving water and preserving soil For being our partners in the
As many of you are aware, the climate of the planet is changing rapidly. The ice caps are melting at an alarming rate and weather abnormalities are occurring more frequently. The United States now stands along among all nations in our refusal to take part in the Paris Climate Agreement,