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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek Rainforests or Not?   Discussing rainforests is not the same as explaining rainforests and reporting from a rainforest is not the same as reporting about rainforests.  Likewise, discussing rainforests does not and should not imply that the reporter...

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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Rosewood By Any Other Name   Most everyone agrees that truth in advertising is a policy that should be followed simply because everyone wants to know what they are getting and to get what they are paying...

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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Street Trees and Village Shade There is little doubt that trees beautify the landscape in any large city or small town.  Street trees are aesthetic treasures that may be ignored at times but gain attention when they...
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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Aesthetic Trees Legacy trees evolve from singular or group specimens that have had, or will become, historical, cultural or botanical icons.  The mystique and mystery of remote forests of towering giants, the wildness of tropical jungles, and...
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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Deforestation, Reforestation, and Afforestation   The continuous evolution of digital technology across written, audio, and pictorial media has resulted in each medium of expression having an ever-improving capability to create and to share our personal expressions...

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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Eureka! Koa is a Superstar Getting to travel into rural areas in The Third World gives the traveler a perspective you won’t find in the glossy photos of glamorous magazines. Whereas most people can relate to a...

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Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Pets, Weeds, and Invasive Plants   There are so many ways to think about the animals and plants of this earth that it becomes haltingly tentative for anyone to embark on...