How to plant an Empress Tree

How to plant an Empress Tree

There are many ways to plant an Empress tree. World Tree prefers to use methods that are kind to the land and the tree and one of the best ways to do that is “spot planting”.  Rather than till the whole field, farmers can create localized planting spots, ideally about...

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Welcome to Empress Acres

Welcome to Empress Acres

“This place is perfect!” said Alex Jay, our plantation manager, the first time he visited Vancouver Island, BC in the summer of 2016. The soil, temperature and rainfall on Vancouver Island are in the goldilocks zone for our Empress cold hybrid variety which was very...

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Meet the Farmers

Meet the Farmers

Farmers are the heart and soul of the Carbon Offset Program: they plant the trees, take care of them, provide water, fertilizer and TLC required for the trees to thrive. In this post we meet some of the farmers participating in the program and look behind the scenes...

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Elizabeth May MP – Why Carbon Offsets Matter

Elizabeth May MP – Why Carbon Offsets Matter

World Tree invited Elizabeth May MP, Leader of the Green Party Canada, to join us at one of our Carbon Offset events to talk about the importance of carbon offsetting. Wendy Burton, CEO of World Tree, and Elizabeth May share a commitment to the environment and a love...

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Wendy gives away trees on the Oprah show

Wendy gives away trees on the Oprah show

Wendy goes to the Oprah show... ...Oprah is impressed and everyone gets a tree.  At a Boys and Girls Club auction Wendy won 4 tickets to a taping of the Oprah show. With her Chief Investment Officer, Angela, and two other associates Wendy flew to Chicago and got in...

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When Fender guitars chose World Tree

When Fender guitars chose World Tree

Number 1 for Fender guitars. How Fender chose Empress over 32 different hardwoods. Having just harvested a large Empress plantation in Georgia, Wendy heard that Fender guitars were about to test 32 different kinds of lumber for a new line of guitars. Through a contact...

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An encounter with Morley Safer

An encounter with Morley Safer

When Wendy met Morley. Morley Safer took a close look at World Tree... here's what happened as a result. When World Tree CEO, Wendy Burton got a call from Morley Safer, she had no idea what was about to unfold. Here's a conversation where Wendy shares the story: This...

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