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    Great Group Helps  Africans Plant Trees

    Great Group Helps Africans Plant Trees

    Trees for the Future gives trees to lower income people in Africa to plant .  They also give wheel barrows and shovels.  They give other seeds and seedlings.  The local people get food and income from the crops; the trees store carbon; the land comes back; and many other species of plants and animals return to flourish.   https://trees.org

    Being Out in Nature Makes Us Healthy

    Trees give off anti-microbial compounds. People exercise and socialize out in wild places. "It reduces the risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, and preterm birth, and increases sleep duration."


    Neat Poem About Listening to Nature

    Here is a poem by Kristen Marshall. She is an active volunteer in the Boulder Rights of Nature group. Link Every Thursday she used to visit a sick friend, and make him pancakes. She often walks to get places. She would volunteer for the community bookstore. http://www.boulderweekly.com/entertainment/words/still-life/

    Tree Walk with Aborists in Boulder at CU

    "Spring Color Tree Walks"
    Vince Aquino, Facilities Operations Arborist
    Alan Nelson, retired Outdoor Services Director
    Tuesday, May 22 & Wednesday, May 23, 5:00 PM |
    CU Museum of Natural History |
    South entrance of the Museum | FREE
    The CU Museum of Natural History and CU Facilities Management - Outdoor Services will be hosting their annual Spring Color Tree Walks led by Facilities Operations Arborist Vince Aquino, and Alan Nelson, retired Outdoor Services Director. While guests experience the beauty of the trees, Mr. Aquino and Mr. Nelson will share the distinctive characteristics and historical significance of the trees on CU's campus. These tours are free and open to the public, and will take place rain or shine!


    Fall Tree Walk at CU on Wednesday at 5 pm 10-25-17

    I relish this guided tour, where arborists show us the trees on the CU campus. They tell us about the different trees, their history, and health.
    Event Description: Enjoy the splendor of Boulder in the fall! Join Facilities Operations Arborist Vince Aquino to learn about the unique history and features of different species of trees located on CU’s campus. Rain or shine. The tour will meet at the south entrance of the CU Museum of Natural History.
    Location Information: Main Campus - CU Museum (Henderson Building) (View Map) 1030 Broadway Boulder, CO
    Contact Information: Name: CU Museum of Natural History Phone: 303-492-6892