World Oldest Trees: The Trees of Antarctica

April 10th, 2018|World's Oldest Trees|

When one thinks of our planet’s southernmost continent you probably don’t think of trees. You probably think of ice and snow and cold. Antarctica though was at one point habitable and everything from trees and flora to dinosaurs called it home. While no one will be getting any reclaimed wood from there it is interesting [...]

World’s Oldest Trees: The Sunland Baobab

March 20th, 2018|World's Oldest Trees|

Trees are some of the oldest known living organism on the planet. Surviving on this planet for 385 million years, only a handful of organisms live longer lives, mostly sponges, coral, and bacteria. Trees have survived nearly every disaster this planet has seen and there are trees on this planet that have been alive for [...]

The Redwood and Sequoia: the largest trees in the world

February 22nd, 2018|World's Oldest Trees|

Trees are some of the oldest known living organism on the planet. Surviving on this planet for 385 million years, only a handful of organisms live longer lives, mostly sponges, coral, and bacteria. Trees have survived nearly every disaster this planet has seen and there are trees on this planet that have been alive for [...]

World’s Oldest Trees: Elia Vouvon

February 8th, 2018|World's Oldest Trees|

The competition for the oldest tree in Europe is nearly as intense as the UEFA Champions league. Many countries claim that one of their trees is the continent’s oldest, from the United Kingdom to Italy and everyone in between. Greece is no different, claiming Elia Vouvon (Ελιά Βουβών) or the Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves [...]

The world’s oldest trees: The Tree of One Hundred Horses

January 2nd, 2018|World's Oldest Trees|

Trees are some of the oldest known living organism on the planet. Surviving on this planet for 385 million years, only a handful of organisms live longer lives, mostly sponges, coral, and bacteria. Trees have survived nearly every disaster this planet has seen and there are trees on this planet that have been alive for [...]

Wye Mills and its oak tree

September 21st, 2017|History, World's Oldest Trees|

The state of Maryland has many exciting things to see, from the mountains of Western Maryland to the beaches of the Eastern Shore. In between are other exciting places that can take you back in time or just provide a day or night of relaxation. In the former category is a place called Wye Mills [...]

Jōmon Sugi, Japan’s oldest tree

September 14th, 2017|World's Oldest Trees|

Trees are some of the oldest known living organism on the planet. Surviving on this planet for 385 million years, only a handful of organisms live longer lives, mostly sponges, coral, and bacteria. Trees have survived nearly every disaster this planet has seen and there are trees on this planet that have been alive for [...]

South America’s oldest tree

August 17th, 2017|World's Oldest Trees|

Trees are some of the oldest known living organism on the planet. Surviving on this planet for 385 million years, only a handful of organisms live longer lives, mostly sponges, coral, and bacteria. Trees have survived nearly every disaster this planet has seen and there are trees on this planet that have been alive for [...]

The Zoroastrian Sarv or Iran’s oldest tree

July 25th, 2017|World's Oldest Trees|

Trees are some of the oldest known living organism on the planet. Surviving on this planet for 385 million years, only a handful of organisms live longer lives, mostly sponges, coral, and bacteria. Trees have survived nearly every disaster this planet has seen and there are trees on this planet that have been alive for [...]

Australia’s oldest tree

May 18th, 2017|World's Oldest Trees|

Trees are some of the oldest known living organism on the planet. Surviving on this planet for 385 million years, only a handful of organisms live longer lives, mostly sponges, coral, and bacteria. Trees have survived nearly every disaster this planet has seen and there are trees on this planet that have been alive for [...]