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Thoughtful Thursdays: Trees are what everyone needs!

Published December 08, 2011

Our Choice Enjoy, Respect, Protect The Aquarium's Waterfront Park, floating island, and green roof are all planted with native species, providing habitat for animals in an urban environment. Your Choice Buy a potted or "balled" Christmas tree and replant it after the holidays. You'll create a year-round habitat for local wildlife, and it's a great gift that you, your family and your neighbors can enjoy for years to come! Check out LivingChristmas.com, a great resource for finding local sellers and businesses offering living Christmas trees.
And truffula trees are what everyone needs! Plant a new truffula. Treat it with care. Give it clean water, and feed it fresh air. Grow a forest. Protect it from axes that hack. Then the Lorax, and all of his friends may... come back. ” The Lorax, Dr. Seuss (1971)
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