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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we're speaking with science reporter Zach St. George about his new book 

The Journeys of Trees: A Story About Forests, People, and the Future.

Sandip Roy

When life gives you cyclones, make mango rice.

  Many people would like a career in the outdoors but most of those require living outside the Bay Area, for example, in agriculture or forestry. One exception is to be an arborist, a person who plants and trims trees, sometimes very tall trees. What’s it really like to be an arborist?  On the Aug 30, 2018 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Scott Wheeler of Urban Arborists, someone for whom money does indeed grow on trees, although it certainly has its ups and downs. (Groan).

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Sandip remembers a bitter part of his childhood...

 

On the next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with historian Jill Jonnes about her new book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape.

On the October 31st edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with historian Jill Jonnes about her new book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape.