Why Saving Old Growth Trees Matters to Us

Why Saving Old Growth Trees Matters to Us

Our commitment to protecting old growth trees is rooted in the recognition of their irreplaceable value. Michael Broaddus, our founder, was first introduced to these forests in his hometown, a small logging community in Washington state. Witnessing the rapid disappearance of these ancient ecosystems, he understood the importance of preserving them for future generations.

Old growth trees are resilient, having withstood fires, floods, and hurricane-force winds. These ancient trees have persisted through centuries of natural challenges, only to face their most significant threat from humans. Logging can decimate entire hillsides of these majestic trees within hours or days. Considering the centuries these trees have lived, their destruction is tragically swift.

The loss of old growth trees has far-reaching consequences. These ecosystems are home to countless species of plants, animals, and fungi, many of which rely on the unique conditions created by ancient trees. Old growth forests also play a crucial role in sequestering carbon, helping to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

At Provenance Made, we believe in taking action to preserve these irreplaceable ecosystems. We understand that the survival of ancient, old growth trees is vital for maintaining biodiversity and promoting a healthy planet. By supporting initiatives that protect and restore old growth trees, we are committed to ensuring that these natural wonders will continue to inspire and sustain life for generations to come.

Join us in our mission to safeguard these ancient ecosystems. Together, we can help protect the old growth forests that represent our planet's resilience and enduring beauty.

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