Finland Puts Its Forests to Use

Finland Puts Its Forests to Use

By Amzad Ali, Age 14   Finland is located in Northern Europe, and 76 percent of the country’s land is wooded. Finland’s forestry industry creates energy by burning wood, which is also known as biomass. Burning wood releases carbon dioxide, which is harmful to the...

The Secret World of the Redwood Canopy

By ILONA BRAY Mushrooms cover a coast redwood branch, high above the forest floor in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, CA. PHOTO: Stephen C. Sillett courtesy of Save the Redwoods League A TREE GROWS IN A TREE: A dogwood tree (left of the researcher) grows in the...

Someday, You Could Be A: National Park Forestry Worker

Just like: Jesse Kearns by Ilona Bray Jesse works in Yosemite National Park. He started as a back-country ranger, helping lost or injured hikers. But that job wasn’t year-round, so he switched to forestry work. Now he deals with tree hazards: chopping down dead...