Category Archives: Forests and shade in the Media
You can tell a problem has become mainstream when you read about it in the funny papers. Believe it or not, this comic strip originally ran in 1965. More than 45 years later, hot playgrounds are still a problem.
The more that I learn about trees, the more I appreciate their pricelessness. Mark Cullen wrote a piece in last Saturday’s Toronto Star that offered a meditation on the value of trees in our life. Cullen reflects on the relationship … Continue reading
Author Charlotte Gill was recently named to the shortlist for the 2012 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction. In October, the Toronto Star published an interview with Gill. Near the end of the interview, Feature Writer Leslie Scrivener asked: Human … Continue reading
I’m a little behind on my magazine reading (who isn’t?). The October 2009 issue of National Geographic featured Mike Fay’s transect of the California Redwood forests. The February 2010 issue carried the reader feedback. One letter in particular stood out … Continue reading