What is Making the Green Trees Cry? by KazM


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What is Making the Green Trees Cry? by 

These trees are crying as there are so few of them left as people don’t appreciate what they are – the lungs of the world..
Do you agree/
Do you have another idea?

I think that they are artificially green due to too much fertilizer which is a short term cure and a long term problem.

The original photo was taken at Glenbawn Dam (NSW). Go and see it while it is still there. It is one of the 50 places in NSW you should see.

Lake Glenbawn Recreation Area
The lake was named after the property submerged under the dam waters. It is a popular spot for water skiing, swimming, sailing, canoeing and sailboarding. Anglers will find catfish, bass and golden perch. The foreshores consist of open woodland with an abundance of birdlife (galahs, eastern rosellas, pelicans, king parrots etc) and both kangaroos and wallaroos to be seen in the early morning and at dusk.
Brushy Hill has two separate lookouts with quite spectacular views across the beautiful lake to the far side where mountains loom overhead in close proximity. To the east are Mt Woolooma, the Mount Royal Ranges and Barrington Tops. To the north is the Liverpool Range and to the south and west the valleys of the Upper Hunter.
Glenbawn Dam was built between 1954 and 1957 to regulate the flow of the Hunter River in order to meet stock, domestic and irrigation requirements. It covers 2614 hectares, draws on a catchment area of 1295 square km, has a storage capacity of 750 000 megalitres and a maximum depth of 85 m. The main wall is 100 m high and the length of the crest is 1125 m.
Major extensions in the 1980s facilitated the development of the recreation area. Here there is a caravan park with camping sites, a kiosk (closed Mondays, except on public and school holidays), tennis courts, a recreation hall, a cricket oval and three-hole golf course, as well as appropriate facilities. There are fees for camping and day use.
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I am life time doodler, who has decided that it is time to see if anyone else likes my art. Here’s hoping!

I have had a go at writing, drawing, painting, graphic design, photography and digital creation & manipulation. Hope you enjoy my work. All encouragement appreciated.

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  • Jan Landers
    Jan Landersover 6 years ago

    powerful statement and image…..thanks for helping create awareness….trees are so vital to our survival….

  • I have an environmentalist for a daughter so I am kept aware and try to pass it on. ta for your comment

    – KazM

  • Marylamb
    Marylambover 6 years ago

    Great reminder for Earth Day.

  • Many thanks for your comment, sorry I took so long to respond

    – KazM

  • JaneAParis
    JaneAParisabout 6 years ago

    I love the message and the color is so beautifully vibrant. Very nice work. Smiles from Jane:-)

  • Glad you appreciate the deeper meaning in this work Jane

    – KazM

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryover 5 years ago

    Deforestation is a major world wide problem. Our forests are disappearing as land is cleared for agriculture and human settlement. Excellent work.

  • We were devastated to visit a lovely remnant area of Tasmania
    that was surrounded by a sea of monoculture forestry.
    It really brought home to us how ugly clear felling is!
    Thanks for your encouragement

    – KazM

  • Bradley Nichol
    Bradley Nicholover 5 years ago
    • ….We exchange – you and I; dioxide for air – yet we murder you and kill ourselves; without regard….and now one wonders how to fix what was avoidable :-) (Original Bradley Nichol 1981).
  • I agree. It is like saying
    What should survive a tree or me?
    If not the tree what will create oxygen for me?

    – KazM

  • Bradley Nichol
    Bradley Nicholover 5 years ago
    • Oh yes…..
  • Many thanks for your kind attention, much appreciated

    – KazM

  • Sally Omar
    Sally Omarover 5 years ago

    Oh, what an amazing piece…title so appropriate…love it!!!!!!!! xoxoxoxo

  • Many thanks Sally,
    This is an old piece which I went back and submitted to new groups
    As it references a subject dear to my heart I appreciate the renewed attention

    – KazM

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