Wooden Utensils

This hardened wooden knife was sharp enough to easily cut steak. (Bo Chen/University of Maryland) Scientists are have learned how to make wood extremely strong and can be used to replace steel. Read the article here. Scientists have been able to create utensils that are sharper than a typical stainless steel.

Tuesday Forest Joke

Hello everyone! With the weather changing quickly thought you could use a laugh to start your Tuesday. This cartoon came through from Jim Coles.

Trees have their own Parasols!

Hello everyone, this link will take you to an interesting article about trees ability to create cooling 'parasols' for themselves on warm days. This seems to reinforce what we all know that forests are a cool place to be on warm summer days.

Remarkable Trees of the World

Happy Sunday everyone! With the weather getting colder and the thought of snow on the way, take a look at some of these Remarkable Trees Throughout the World and remember the warm weather of spring and summer. Post on the comment board about your favourite trees. Share its location and why it is special to …

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A Tree Planting Record

Grey-Bruce native Kilty Elliott plants trees in July during an attempt at breaking a world record for most trees planted in a 24-hour period. SUPPLIED For those planning a tree planting project next spring, here is a a bit of 'motivation' to complete your project on your own and quickly. Grey Bruce native Kilty Elliott …

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