Interesting Research News and Tools for Landowners – January 2016

Posted: January 14, 2016

Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.

Rockefeller Center tree adds timber to charity homes

The Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in New York City will be milled into lumber to support the construction of homes by Habitat for Humanity.

Warm spells over winter could affect next year's plant, animal and insect life

The springlike weather that swept across the region this fall has many experts wondering what effect the temperatures will have upon the flora and fauna.

How do Trees Survive Winter Cold?

Trees are about half water, maybe a little less in winter. And if the temperature drops low enough, the water in even the most cold-hardy tree will freeze. So how do trees survive below-freezing temperatures?


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