Every week our intern Rachel will select a short clip from what she’s seen and will share it with you here on our blog. We’ll call them “Rachel’s Picks of the Week”. This week’s clip is from our Knoxville, Iowa planting, and features Dr. Bob Leonard, an anthropologist who knows a lot about the local history there. In this clip, we’re about to plant a red maple tree as our Iowa “Plant a Wish” tree, and he’s giving us a sense of place and a background on the landscape of the surrounding area.
We received the news this past weekend that two of the three trees we planted at The Point of Beginning (the historic spot where three states meet: Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia) have been vandalized.
As the Plant a Wish Tour 2010 planned its visit to Delaware, we knew early on we wanted to connect with Entomology Professor Doug Tallamy at the University of Delaware at Newark. Several people we met along the way had dropped his name as if his recent book “Bringing Nature Home” (Timber Press, 2007) would […]