While Joyce Kilmer said, “only God can make a tree,” he did not consider those fools who destroy these trees with glee.
Briana N. Edelman said, “Why does everyone feel the need to cut down trees? Trees provide shade, cooling, prevent erosion, hold sentimental and historical value, clean the air, house birds, insects, animals….among so many other things.”
Trees also produce the oxygen we breathe. Some think that’s important.
When trees abut a stream or river, their root system holds the bank together, reducing erosion, and curtails the runoff of the killing chemicals, pesticides and herbicides, acting as a natural system of filters restraining pollutants.
But there are many who will cut down a tree without a second thought. Continue reading