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New Social Network Helps Nature Lovers Plant Urban Trees | Care2 Causes

New Social Network Helps Nature Lovers Plant Urban Trees | Care2 Causes

Trees have long been the poster child of those who support environmental protection and conservation. But there is real truth behind their plea to “save the trees.” A new social network called The Grove makes it easy to engage in sustainable living behaviors and protect the nation’s dwindling urban tree canopy. Based on a local model that was extremely successful in the Southeastern U.S., The Grove provides a national community for citizens engaged in preserving and positively contributing to the United States’ urban forest. The site enables members to share their interests, knowledge and experiences in planting trees with other like-minded nature enthusiasts and to document and commemorate life moments online with family, friends and their communities. Trees are one of our most valuable natural resources , with the ability to reduce air pollution, fight the greenhouse eff...

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