Trees Commonly Found in Western North Carolina

Maples and Pines

Maples and Pines in Fall - photo courtesy of Helen Dooley, taken in October, 2002.

Grade Level: Grades 1-4

Subjects: Science

By Helen Dooley

Murphy Adventist School – Cherokee County

In today’s world of television and video games, this site is an attempt at instilling in our students an awareness of the enjoyment which can be found among our abundance of beautiful , diverse trees here in the mountains. At the same time, they will be realizing the importance of trees to our existence,as well as the importance of our responsibility in seeing that trees continue to exist. Tree recognition also plays a part in this plan.


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