The Explorer Magazine Fall 2018 - Page 17

JUNIOR S R E R O L E P THOSE AMAZING TREES! Did you know trees are the longest living and largest living organisms on Earth? Not only do they flower, change colors, and make our landscapes beautiful – they also make us FEEL GOOD by providing shade and oxygen, cooling the air, helping our soil remain healthy and preventing erosion, and providing so many food products (fruit, coffee, nuts, etc.), just to name a few of their benefits. Did you know there are over 23,000 different kinds of trees in the world? See if you can find the varieties listed in the word search below, then get outdoors for a tree hike this fall and learn how healthy trees provide wildlife habitat and contribute to the well-being of your community! Tree Search ASH CEDAR J M W I S A E I R D E U A A L C U B R O U H W A Z W P L P O W M O O E V D D G Y O L N V T C W A R M E M P X R L E U C T G U R C C A E Z E O L F T Z O Z Y S H Y R C X I K I F R D N M L S T S X Z Y T C W O B O W C K E I S J R P S I W Z H C O A V M D U B D E R H E A S F O S M X Z E N N P I N P R D O S A R F A S S A S P J I W N H E M L O C K G A O R R K P A P H L S H C R I B A O A Q Y H P S G K I C C M Q W O C V U G O A R T B E E BEECH ASH CHERRY CEDAR BIRCH COTTONWOOD DOGWOOD LOCUST PAWPAW DOGWOOD LOCUST BEECH HEMLOCK MAPLE CHERRY HICKORY OAK HEMLOCK MAPLE PERSIMMON C Y C U R N Z Q C H PAWPAW REDBUD BIRCH PERSIMMON SASSAFRAS COTTONWOOD PINE SUMAC HICKORY OAK PINE SYCAMORE WALNUT WILLOW Fall 2018 • 17