Monthly Archives: February 2017

Give Us This Day, Our Daily Tree By: Steve Roark TN Dept. Agriculture, Forestry Division

States across the U.S. celebrate Arbor Day at different times due to differing tree planting seasons. Tennessee celebrates Arbor Day on the first Friday in March (the 3rd), while Kentucky and Virginia celebrates theirs on the last Friday in April … Continue reading

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OUTSIDE The Art of Making Gorp By: Steve Roark TN Dept. Agriculture, Forestry Division

My enjoyment of such pastimes of hiking, biking, fishing, etc. is further enhanced by another favorite activity: eating.  You know what they say, food tastes better outside.  You can’t always carry a lot of food with you on the go, … Continue reading

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How Many Trees Are There? By: Steve Roark TN Dept. Agriculture, Forestry Division

Satellites peering down at the Earth are providing some amazing information about our planet’s soil, water, and plant life.  One interesting bit of trivia is that scientists have figured out is approximately how many trees there are on the planet … Continue reading

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Tree Planting Tips By Steve Roark TN Division of Forestry

Tree Planting Tips By Steve Roark TN Division of Forestry Humans have a natural love for trees, being both majestic, and pleasing to the eye. Their beauty alone is enough reason to plant them, but trees are also a good … Continue reading

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