For today’s Fresh Air Moment, take a close look at the bark of this tree. Can you guess what type of tree this is? The bark conserves water and protects the tree’s essential living systems from temperature extremes and storms. Bark also transports food and water throughout the tree. The bark of this tree has a very unique smell. Take a walk among the trees today to see what other unique bark patterns you may find. Share your bark pictures with us.
The Highlands Center for Natural History helps Children and adults discover the wonders of nature and become wise caretakers of the land.