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2023 Summer Convention Was Fun and Informative

“From Start to Finish” in Review The 2023 summer meeting hosted by Swanson’s Evergreen Nursery and Christmas Big Red Barn in Niagara, Wisconsin was held August 24th -26th .  The Swanson’s did a... Read More

Trees go to the Troops

Wisconsin and Upper Michigan growers donated 575 trees as part of the Trees for Troops national program.  Trees are donated by farms, nurseries, retail lots and individual supporters from all around... Read More

Arbor Day & Earth Day: Students at-home can learn about trees

There are a multitude of activities here that are sure to keep your kids interested. Arbor day is a "Wisconsin School Observance Day", observed on April 30, 2021. The Arbor Day movement began in the... Read More

Resources are growing online for education of youth (and adults)

Are you looking for educational resources? Check out these videos. Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education (WCEE) A collection of energy and forestry videos for students and educators. These... Read More

Prevent More Gypsy Moths - Destroy Those Egg Masses

From Now thru mid-April: Destroy egg masses. Gypsy moths cause defoliation of trees; the caterpillars feed on more than 300 species of deciduous and evergreen trees.   The female lays all her eggs in... Read More

Go green this year with a real Christmas tree!

  If you’re looking to add a little green to your white Christmas, consider turning to a real Christmas tree. Celebrating the holidays with a real Christmas tree instead of an artificial tree comes... Read More

Some surprising facts about real Christmas trees

  The holiday season is full of surprises, and they’re not just under your tree. When it comes to real Christmas trees, there are quite a few surprising facts even Santa himself may not know. Growing... Read More

Taking care of your Christmas tree

  Christmas comes but once a year, so you’ll want to make the most of it. With just a little care, you can also make the most of your tree and keep it green and fresh-smelling throughout this special... Read More

Wisconsin Christmas tree growers help provide Trees for Troops

  The holidays can be a lonely time for military families, both for the service members far removed from familiar Christmas traditions, and for the family members back home, celebrating without all... Read More

Tips to make your real Christmas tree experience easy and enjoyable

  So you’ve made the decision to enhance your holiday experience with a real Christmas tree this year—congratulations! If you’re new to the real Christmas tree experience, or if you’re returning to a... Read More