Can You Guess It??
This photo was featured in the November/December 2011 NEBLINE Newsletter
Firewood is a great way for you and your family to learn more about the structure of a tree. You can identify the anatomy of a tree: the outer wood, inner bark, cambium cell layer, Sapwood, heartwood, and don't forget about the leaves and pine needles.
The Anatomy of a Tree from the Arbor Day Foundation. Easy definitions and diagrams the whole family can understand.
- UNL Extension EC1259 Garden Terms: Vegetative plant morphology -- Stems, leaves, and roots
- Iowa Assocation of Naturalists: Iowa's Plants
- Oregon State 4-H: Learn more about wood (includes activities)
About wood from Ash Trees! The Emerald Ash Borer is killing ash trees at an alarming rate. Learn more about this pest, firewood precautions and more:
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