Film wins first prize at International Film Festival

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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 Part of International Forest Film Festival in Italy

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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

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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.

SHRINE TO THE ASH TREE installation at the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Museum

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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…

Ohio Wesleyan Screening

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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.