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Aug 14, 2012
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TexasTreesRead "Help The Texas Trees Foundation About The Public Perceptions And Interests Regarging Trees" full post.
Aug 1, 2012
Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Your trees are an investment and most often the most valuable asset to your landscape. If well cared for they can be attractive and can add considerable value to your property. Poorly maintained trees can lead to irreversible damage and significant liability. Below are [...]Read "How To Hire An Arborist:" full post.
Feb 8, 2012
Texas Trees Foundation is excited to announce that Magid Gloves has donated 150 pairs of brand new gloves to Texas Trees Foundation. These gloves will certainly be put to the test as volunteers use them at the TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm & Education Center, as well as at tree planting projects across North Texas. [...]Read "Magid Gloves Donates 150 Pairs of New Gloves to Texas Trees Foundation!" full post.
Jan 19, 2012
I’m sure you’ve heard the National Weather Service recently reported that 2011 was the driest year on record in Texas and the second hottest. This comes as no consolation to those that lived through it and still didn’t get the t-shirt. It’s no surprise that with this record breaking drought there are going to be [...]Read "Advice from The Forester: Trees Need Water in the Winter Too!" full post.
Jan 12, 2012
The National Weather Service declared 2011 as the driest year on record and the second hottest, leaving close to 500 million trees dead in its wake, according to the Texas Forest Service. While recent rain has helped trees and landscaping, it is important to keep watering throughout the winter when the soil is dry and [...]Read "Even After Heavy Rain Trees Aren’t Out of the Woods" full post.
Nov 22, 2011
Today’s Tuesday Tip comes from UT Dallas: Environmental Expert Suggests Sustainable Ways to Give Thanks With Thanksgiving and winter celebrations upon us, employees can help their workplaces save energy and enjoy an Earth-friendly holiday season, says UT Dallas Sustainability Manager Thea Junt. While computers, copiers, microwaves and coffee makers may not be powered on or [...]Read "Tuesday Tips: A More Sustainable Thanksgiving" full post.
Nov 8, 2011
In the winter months, set your thermostat to a lower temperature at night and when you’re not at home. This will save you money on your heating bill and conserve energy. Also make sure all windows and doors are sealed properly with no gaps to keep the warm air in and the cold out. Use [...]Read "Tuesday Tip: Winter Warmth" full post.
Oct 25, 2011
Make your Halloween spooky, fun and eco-friendly this year! If you’re willing to get a bit creative with your Halloween treats, try giving away boxes of dried fruit, organic juice boxes or granola bars. If you’re more of a holiday traditionalist, visit Green Halloween for a complete list of organic and healthier snacks and candy. [...]Read "Tuesday Tips: Go Green for Halloween!" full post.
Oct 18, 2011
Gas prices are crazy expensive! The prices at the pump are a burden to many, but there are a few simple ways to save on your gas spending. Making sure that you have clean oil and tires that are inflated properly can increase your gas mileage up to 15%. Driving slower is also an easy [...]Read "Tuesday Tips: Save on Gas!" full post.
Oct 12, 2011
Instead of throwing printer cartridges out when they’re empty, get them refilled instead! Printer cartridges are designed to be refilled and can save you more money than buying them brand new every time. One idea is saving all of the empty cartridges in a box and getting them refilled once a month. This way your [...]Read "Tuesday Tips: Refill Your Ink Cartridges" full post.