At Risk and Endangered Trees in the South and How You Can Help

Trees and people share some things in common. We both have necks, veins, and we both get sick. Just as people can get sick with illnesses like malaria, chicken pox, or COVID-19, the world’s tree species can get sick with a list of diseases of their own. It probably never even occurred to you (or […]

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Release: Public Comment Period Closes on Genetically Engineered Chestnut

Groups Across North America Oppose Release of Genetically Engineered Trees  New York – On Oct. 19th the initial public comment period by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the petition for deregulation of Darling 58 genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American Chestnut closed. Historically, there has been strong public opposition to GE […]