Category Archives: Mappy Monday

Mappy Monday – Get Ready for Planting Season!

Planting season starts NEXT WEEK and we are so excited. This is our 16th planting season and we will be planting over 100 trees this fall and we need the help of all of our amazing volunteers! As you can see from the map above we have plantings all over the city during the month More

Mappy Monday: Fall Colors Coming Early!

original post from WoodTV GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Fall is on the horizon and a few trees in West Michigan are already starting to turn. Don’t wait to schedule your fall color tour this year, because experts say peak colors in the Mitten could come a bit early. According to the Foliage Network, low More

Mappy Monday: Climate may quickly drive forest-eating beetles north, says study

original article Over the next few decades, global warming-related rises in winter temperatures could significantly extend the range of the southern pine beetle—one of the world’s most aggressive tree-killing insects—through much of the northern United States and southern Canada, says a new study. The beetle’s range is sharply limited by annual extreme temperature lows, but More

Mappy Monday: America’s rural forests are shrinking

By Matt Hickman | February 23, 2017 | Mother Nature Network It’s easy — and completely logical — to assume that the further you move away from cities, the closer you’ll be to trees. And by trees, I don’t mean heavily trafficked public parkland with a few impressive stands here and there but large, remote tracts of forested wilderness. More