- Nature preserve getting more trees during Arbor Day event Updated: Apr-27-16 9:42 am
SUMPTER TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Dozens of students plan to plant trees for Arbor Day as part of efforts to improve a 1,000-acre nature preserve near Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
- California to remove dying pines, hoping to prevent fires Updated: Apr-25-16 9:01 am
FRESNO, California - Several California organizations are pitching in to remove dead trees in the state.
- Arkansas wood believed to be from Spanish explorer's cross Updated: Apr-23-16 3:03 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe are the remains of a large wooden Christian cross that Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto placed atop a hill in 1541 in what is now Cross County, Arkansas.
- Hawaii seeks money to fight disease killing ohia trees Updated: Apr-22-16 8:47 pm
HONOLULU - State lawmakers have agreed to give $300,000 to figure out how to stop a fungus that has killed thousands of native ohia trees on Hawaii's Big Island.
- Farm therapy, peach trees among ideas for dying coal country Updated: Apr-22-16 3:38 pm
MANCHESTER, Kentucky - Walking around on a former coal mine in Knott County earlier this week, Gregg Hewins saw something that surprised him: peach trees.
- Man sentenced for buying maple illegally cut on federal land Updated: Apr-19-16 8:50 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Officials say a former mill owner in Winlock, Washington, has been sentenced to six months in prison and must pay nearly $160,000 in restitution for buying wood illegally cut on national forest service land.
- Black Hills National Forest to spray trees in several areas Updated: Apr-18-16 7:12 pm
CUSTER, South Dakota - The Black Hills National Forest will be spraying trees in several recreation areas to help protect them from mountain pine beetle infestation.
- Authorities: 3 arrested in Michigan sugar maple log thefts Updated: Apr-18-16 8:49 am
CHEBOYGAN, Michigan - Authorities say three men have been arrested in connection with the theft of sugar maple logs from public state-managed lands in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.
- Kansas Forest Service deals with fires, budget constraints Updated: Apr-17-16 3:39 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - The Kansas Forest Service has faced budget constraints as it works to deal with wildfires, including the largest in state history that scorched hundreds of square miles of land last month.
- New 'Maple King' has syrup in his veins Updated: Apr-17-16 2:36 pm
WEST SALISBURY, Pennsylvania - Since Jason Blocher was young his grandmother always told him: "The sugar gets in your blood."
- Centennial Tree Program gives Birmingham's forests a boost Updated: Apr-17-16 10:01 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Even in some of the more developed parts of Birmingham, there are dozens if not hundreds of trees that have been around longer than the city itself.
- Jeffrey Island restoration has been a years-long process Updated: Apr-16-16 10:54 am
OVERTON, Nebraska - A white feathered head was barely visible in a large stick nest high in a leafless Jeffrey Island tree on a Tuesday morning draped in haze from smoke carried by south winds from a Kansas wildfire.
- Cherry trees being planted near Grand Rapids Public Museum Updated: Apr-16-16 9:20 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Cherry trees are being planted along the Grand River near the Grand Rapids Public Museum as part of a beautification initiative.
- Delaware peach crop affected by killer frost Updated: Apr-15-16 11:33 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware - A frost at the wrong time has ravaged peach tree groves around Delaware.
- Dumping leaves in Lake Mitchell might soon be illegal Updated: Apr-15-16 7:41 am
MITCHELL, South Dakota - Dumping grass, leaves or tree branches into Lake Mitchell might soon be against the law.
- Itch mites that survived winter bite again in Wichita area Updated: Apr-12-16 4:38 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Some oak leaf itch mites that fell from trees and bit people in the Wichita area last fall have stayed alive over the mild winter and are biting again.
- Group continues to replace trees lost in storm 10 years ago Updated: Apr-12-16 12:25 am
BUFFALO, New York - A group that was formed to replace trees lost in a Buffalo snowstorm 10 years ago says it's getting close to achieving its goal.
- Maple syrup producers having strong year, thanks to weather Updated: Apr-11-16 5:59 pm
CALAIS, Vermont - Some maple syrup makers in Vermont, the country's largest producer, are having a banner year despite initial fears that an early start to the maple season this winter would cut it short.
- NJ plants, animals get attention before they're endangered Updated: Apr-10-16 10:35 am
WOODLAND TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - Emile DeVito waved a receiver back and forth over the same patch of Pinelands scrub: Beep, beep, beep.
- Scientists looking for citizens to help track spruce budworm Updated: Apr-10-16 9:36 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine is looking for citizen scientist volunteers in the state's northern reaches to help understand the rise and spread of spruce budworm populations.
- Soil district wants to keep Maine's old apple trees alive Updated: Apr-09-16 8:33 am
UNION, Maine - A Maine conservation district plans to help growers learn new techniques to keep old apple trees alive.
- Van Aken's 'Tree of 40 Fruits' planted in southern Indiana Updated: Apr-08-16 4:01 am
NEW HARMONY, Indiana - New Harmony is the newest site of the "Tree of 40 Fruits" initiative.
- Advisory panel to discuss Michigan trail plan Updated: Apr-07-16 8:55 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A panel that advises Michigan's governor and the Department of Natural Resources on developing and maintaining trails will discuss an update of the state trail plan next week.
- Bars, pubs spreading awareness to ash-tree killing pest Updated: Apr-06-16 11:12 pm
BOULDER, Colorado - Boulder County officials are working with bars and pubs to bring awareness to an ash-tree killing insect that has had devastating impacts in Boulder.
- Fighting blight at nation's first commercial filbert farm Updated: Apr-05-16 2:54 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Oregon - For more than a decade, since the black spots first began appearing on the branches of the filbert trees at the historic Dorris Ranch, officials at the local park district knew the time would come.