Filmmaker Andrea Torrice and Dave Gamstetter will be part of an upcoming broadcast of Cincinnati Edition on January 9th.
Trees in Trouble won first prize at the First International Film Festival of the Urban Forest held in Mantova Italy. Andrea Torrice and Dave Gamstetter attended the festival and awards ceremony. The First World Forum on Urban Forestry brought together over 1000 people from around the world to share information about the growing importance trees […]
Trees in Trouble was selected to be part of the International Forest Film Festival in Mantova, Italy, happening from November 26 – 30. Trees in Trouble was the only American Film selected. The International Cinema Festival’s goal is to speak of forests and urban forests using visual language, allowing the public to discover these realities through the eyes […]
National Invasive Species Awareness Week happens during the week of February 26th - March 2nd. This year, in cooperation with the Congressional Invasive Species Caucus, National Invasive Species Awareness Week will be observed on Capitol Hill. Events throughout the week will raise awareness and identify solutions to invasive species issues at local, state, tribal, regional, and national scales. Events include: lunchtime seminars, afternoon webinars, evening fair and reception, and field trips.
A Shrine to the Ash Tree highlights the American Ash Tree in a video art installation at the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center. Andrea Torrice's latest project uses art as a venue to examine the plight of the American Ash Tree. A Shrine to the Ash Tree is an investigation of the Ash tree species’ extinction due to the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect from Asia. Read more...
Spring 2017 had lots of screenings of Trees in Trouble, including at Ohio Wesleyan University where members of the US Forest Service Research Center and the Delaware Shade Tree Commission answered audience questions about the latest genetics and seed banking research as well as research on surviving black ash trees that have recently been found in the wild.
As announced by a recent Ohio Department of Agriculture press release, new infestation of Asian Longhorned Beetle has unfortunately been discovered in the East Fork Wildlife Area of Clermont County, OH. Read more...
On October 14th, filmmaker Andrea Torrice joined the STIHL Tour Des Trees, where hundreds of people from around the country came together and cycled 670 miles to raise awareness and funding for tree disease research. The final day of events featured a screening of Trees in Trouble, accompanied by a discussion about how communities can respond to the threat of invasives.
Trees in Trouble was recently screened in August as part of the ReLeaf California Conference in Los Angeles, CA. People from around the state, including public officials, scientists, policymakers, planners, and non-profits, gathered at the conference to discuss the pressing issues facing the state’s trees and forests. The record-breaking drought and fires have killed over 60 million Sierra Pine trees alone.