The Forest Farmer That's Amazing

About one-third of the United States is covered in forests, but in places like Colorado, those forests are in danger. There's fire, pest infestations, and global warming to contend with—fortunately, there's hope. In Nebraska. Yes, at the Charles Bessey Tree Nursery in Halsey, Nebraska, biologist Richard Gilbert is on a mission to preserve and repopulate national forests in the Rockies. When disaster strikes, Gilbert's seasonal labors in raising trees for the repopulating mission go to good use.

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+5 1. ringmaster commented 3 years ago

Good job. Scientists have estimated that the planet has 3 000 000 000 000 trees. More on this here:
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-34134366
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+4 2. Scotsman50 commented 3 years ago

#1 I planted a tree today so it is now 3 000 000 000 001 :D
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+3 3. Natan_el_Tigre commented 3 years ago

Long live renewable resources! :D
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0 4. buckleg08 commented 197 days ago

destin from smarter everyday had something similar regarding the rehabilitation of local forest. 8-)
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0 5. Judge-Jake commented 197 days ago

I'm just driving over to house to see his plants, anyone coming?