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  1. Tannenbaum: Faithful Fir Tree (4/4/2016) - The writer of the first version of the German song O Tannenbaum did not have Christmas in mind.  The song personified the fir tree’s enduring loyalty to staying green year-round, in contrast with a lover’s unfaithfulness.  One might say it was a love song.  Its roots began 400 years ago.  (fir:tanne tree:baum) Did you know … Continue reading Tannenbaum: Faithful Fir Tree
  2. Balsam Fir Center Coming Soon (3/30/2016) - Website created 3/30/2016.  Programs and projects to be announced.  Subscribe for email news of developments. Seeking contributors of reports, stories, information, research projects, online or other resources, forums, blogs, clubs, books, videos, or pictures relating to any aspect of balsam fir (Abies balsamea) existence, including scenery, the tree, parts of the tree, habitat, botany, soil, … Continue reading Balsam Fir Center Coming Soon