Category: forest preservation

The Benefits of Having Outdoor Plants Around Your Home

July 19th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
planting trees and shrubs in backyard

As a homeowner, it’s important that your home and landscape presents itself as a welcoming and naturally beautiful environment. If you have natural vegetation around your home, you’re already off to a good start, but this doesn’t mean you can let your guard down. Landscaping takes time and effort to keep everything maintained, and sometimes, […]

The Tallest Trees are Fighting for Survival Against Worsening Conditions

June 17th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Sequoia Trees in the summer time

People all over the country and even the world flock to see the world’s tallest and some of the oldest trees. The Sequoias and the Redwoods are some of the most resilient trees in the world, especially due to the wildfires that occur almost every year in the regions where they live. As climate change […]

What Plants Grow Naturally in Your Backyard?

April 15th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Many landscaping enthusiasts, especially those who may be undertaking a personal project for the first time, often get really excited at the prospect of using a wide array of flora and fauna available through nurseries and elsewhere. With the Internet as a resource, it’s easy to get carried away with the incredible variety of intriguing […]

Can Certain Trees Actually Fight Against Climate Change?

March 9th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Trees and Climate Change

Since we were children, we were taught the importance of trees to our Earth and to ourselves. Through photosynthesis, trees take in carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen for us to breathe. With the growing concerns about our planet’s well-being, it may be more important now than ever to plant trees throughout your local community and […]

How Earth’s Trees are Disappearing Before Our Eyes

January 24th, 2022 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Preserving our National Forests and Trees

Nations across the globe are actively fighting back against climate change and global warming. As the climate is supposed to change, human factors are speeding up the process causing destruction to our very own ecosystem. Deforestation also plays a major role in the downfall of our climate and ecosystem. Humanity has an obligation to cut […]

How Wildfires Are Affecting Our Trees

November 12th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Giant Sequoia Tree

Wildfires happen every year in the United States. Some years, they are more devastating than others with the destruction of forests, homes, and sometimes even towns out in the Western United States. Trees are resilient living beings, but they can be destroyed. This has been a real problem for our ecosystem and environment as trees […]

The Benefits of Fruit Trees on Your Property

January 29th, 2021 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm
Cherry Tree in the sunlight

Having vegetation on your property can be a great benefit to your landscape. Investing in trees and other plants can turn your property into something beautiful. If you’re looking for new plants, shrubs, or trees to bring onto your property, consider planting fruit trees. There are so many benefits to planting a fruit tree on […]

Michigan DNR Finds Our Forests Are Getting Older, Larger

December 15th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

With troubling headlines in the news about invasive species like the hemlock wooly adelgid and Asian longhorned beetle, many people have been understandably concerned about the health of Michigan’s forests in recent years. But although our state’s forests do face some considerable threats, there is some good news to be had, too. According to data […]

Ethiopia Leads the Charge against Deforestation

April 30th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

Although the act of deforestation plagues just about every area of the world, the country of Ethiopia has decided to take a strong stand against it. In the past, the Ethiopian government has placed bans on deforestation, but that did nothing to stop people from illegally cutting down trees. Today, they have a new plan […]

The United Nations Forum on Forests: what we can do to help

April 20th, 2013 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

At Cold Stream Farm, we recognize the importance of trees and forests, how they are necessary for our survival. After all, over 1.6 billion depend on forests for their livelihood. The United Nations is on board. The United Nations Forum on Forests recently concluded its tenth session, which is timely, considering we are losing forests […]