I’m Danika, a friend of Tressi’s. She and I share a love of nature and trees. You can first meet Tressi and her friend Ralph in samantha-the-legend-of-the-whispering-trees. In this book, she shares her knowledge of trees. Tressi’s love of nature helped her to share exciting tips for kids to get outdoors and love nature. You can find her ideas in tressis-ten-tips-for-kids-how-to-play-and-love-trees-and-nature
Now, she’s asked me to start answering questions about trees. Welcome to the first: Danika Talks Trees. I bet that you’ll find many news things about trees.
How long have trees been growing on earth?
The first definite evidence of trees on earth goes back 300 million years, to the geological time period called: Devonian.
Danika’s source: 1001 Questions Answered Abut Trees by Rutherford Platt
What is the Devonian Period?
The Devonian period saw the continued approach of the continents. Plant life spread on land, and carbon dioxide levels in the air probably dropped because of the increasing photosynthesis. The Devonian is sometimes called the Age of Fishes, because many new kinds, including sharks.
Danika’s source for details: kids.britannica
Thanks for stopping by; Danika will return with more stories about the wonders of nature and magic of trees.
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