Peeling Back The Bark
Best Archives on the Web, 2009By Amanda Ross on April 29, 2009
In recent weeks, Durham, North Carolina, has been flooded with generous sunlight and summer-like highs. These soaring temperatures are no match for our burgeoning pride, however, as Peeling Back the Bark has earned some virtual hardware.
We are pleased to …
April 22, 1832: J. Sterling Morton, Father of Arbor Day, is BornBy Eben Lehman on April 22, 2009
“There is no aristocracy in trees. They are not haughty. They will thrive near the humblest cabin on our fertile prairies, just as well and become just as refreshing to the eye and as fruitful as they will in the …
April 15, 1920: Greeley Named Forest Service ChiefBy James Lewis on April 15, 2009
When William B. Greeley was appointed as the third chief of the U.S. Forest Service on April 15, 1920, he was already embroiled in a fight over the future of American forestry and private forests. Greeley’s lengthy and distinguished Forest …