Healthy ecosystems provide fertile soil, clean water and air, as well as natural resources such as timber and food. They help protect us from floods and the spread of diseases and also help moderate complex climate and hydrological systems. 176 more words
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MASON CITY, Iowa – Planting a tree not only helps the environment, but can help better a community.
The Iowa DNR is discussing proper tree maintenance and the economic benefits of being arbor-wise with the message, “It’s a Deep-Rooted Issue” with a group of city employees and tree industry workers at a presentation in Mason City. 104 more words
The storm that moved into western Washington last night is bringing plenty of moisture and wind. The combination of soggy ground and strong winds can spell bad news for some trees–weak branches can snap, dead limbs may fall and, in extreme cases, shallow-rooted trees can topple, but let’s not panic. 332 more words