The Treetalker – news about and views from the trees

This week’s stories:  US DEBT DEAL HELPS PHILIPPINES SAVE FORESTS – under an $31.8-million debt-to-aid conversion signed in Manila on Thursday, The US will help preserve the Philippines’ rapidly vanishing tropical rainforests.

also: TREES ONTARIO GETS CORPORATE SPONSORS FOR TREE PLANTING IN CANADA – Forest Recovery Canada is a Canadian national tree-planting program dedicated to innovative and leading-edge forestry practice, aided by several corporations.

For these stories and more, visit:



A message from the Franklinia tree.  (I’ll bet most of you have never heard of it!)

A preview of Secret Voices: Midcontinent’s artwork on the “Inside the Treehouse” page

And a little opining from me about food, bad news and government.


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