Trees and our lifes

FACTS ABOUT TREES • In botany, trees are generally defined as multi-year livingplants that have a large trunk and sprout branches. Overall,there are an estimated 60,000 different species of trees.• Trees represent some of the world’s oldest species still inexistence, dating back to around 350 million years ago.Trees also live the longest out of any…

5 health benefits of interacting with nature

The beginning of June in Colorado means the beginning of camping season, boat rides, swimming, and hiking with friends and family. We all know that outdoor summer activities can bring laughter, happiness, and relaxation, but did you know that there is scientific evidence behind the joys of feeling “one with nature?” A plethora of research…

Recreational Boats Sources of Oil Pollution in the Ocean

People operating recreational craft, such as Jet Skis and boats, sometimes spill oil into the ocean. “It’s usually operational error, human error or unpreparedness, [or] lack of education. A lot of time mostly it’s just negligence,” said Aaron Barnett, a boating program specialist at Washington Sea Grant, a state-federal partnership aimed at marine research and outreach…