The Soldier and the Oak

This song reminds us that, among other benefits, trees restore us…

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“Trees Can Change Everything”

ACRES applauds The Arbor Day Foundation’s public service video, reminding us “Trees Can Change Everything”…

 

 

Bernardsville Bank Construction

Clear View

photo by Charlie Zavalick

Once again Bernardsville has elected to eliminate a pocket woodland; this time to make room for a new bank.  Check out the articles and editorial in the Bernardsville News:

http://www.newjerseyhills.com/bernardsville_news/news/another-bernardsville-bank/image_6ae36c3a-ab9a-5e80-a9ee-ee702daea430.html

http://www.newjerseyhills.com/bernardsville_news/news/trees-removed-for-bernardsville-bank/article_c4ba6e5b-ea6a-54f7-9755-ed2436d19f3b.html

http://www.newjerseyhills.com/bernardsville_news/opinion/editorial/editorial-hideous-tree-removal-in-bernardsville/article_c093bd61-9cbd-5272-b27b-7dd645aebbb1.html

164 trees will be cut down to accommodate this new building.

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“New app could turn outdoor enthusiasts into citizen-scientists”

Article:  “New app could turn outdoor enthusiasts into citizen-scientists”, January 13, 2016

http://sustainability.psu.edu/spotlight/new-app-could-turn-outdoor-enthusiasts-citizen-scientists

The Sustainability Institute, http://www.sustainability.psu.edu

ACRES 2015 Arbor Day Photo Contest Winners

Trees at water

The results are in and we have our winners!

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote, and a special thanks to all the wonderful children who submitted entries — you all have such potential! We hope you will keep taking pictures, and always find the beauty in each tree.

For our five winners, your wonderful photos will be placed on the ACRES website (acresinfo.org) and will be featured on future ACRES  educational material.

We’re very proud of you!

To view the five winners, go to:

https://acresinfo.org/photo-contest-2/