Category Archives: Future

Planting at the Casey Trees Farm

Six Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria transplanted dozens of trees Saturday at the 75-acre Casey Trees Farm near Berryville, Virginia. The farm grows trees primarily for use in helping the District of Columbia achieve 40 percent tree canopy by … Continue reading

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Great Long Read

IS GMO a Bad Word or the Way of the World? Darling 58 is on a path to become the first genetically modified tree to be released in the wild. Should we worry about this new American Chestnut? Or should … Continue reading

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Warmer, Wetter, Weirder: Weather by 2050

Here’s a colorful, graphic look at weather trends for the next generation. We didn’t write this, but we think it’s worth a look. And in our view, more trees will help moderate this turn for the worse in climate. Fall … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Extreme Weather, Future, Global Warming, Heat, Rainfall, Tempersture