- State redesigns road to save ancient oak trees Updated: Mar-07-14 4:17 pm
- Mobile, Alabama: 5 free things for visitors Updated: Mar-06-14 9:05 pm
- CL&P downplays talk of tree-trimming charge Updated: Mar-06-14 9:10 am
- Maine gov taps maple tree to kick off syrup season Updated: Mar-06-14 4:07 am
- Delightful winter hikes in Whatcom County Updated: Mar-05-14 4:05 pm
- Indiana trees cut for USS Constitution repairs Updated: Mar-05-14 11:26 am
- Redwood park closes road to deter burl poachers Updated: Mar-04-14 11:11 pm
- Tree disease found in Northern California county Updated: Mar-03-14 7:53 pm
- Relentless winter delays Ohio's maple syrup season Updated: Mar-02-14 2:55 pm
- Coastal Georgia tree 'ecologically extinct' Updated: Mar-02-14 12:13 pm
- Lifeline for bluebirds: boxes aid in survival Updated: Mar-02-14 10:08 am
- NH education center starts maple sugaring lessons Updated: Feb-28-14 5:04 am
- NH student scientists find ozone drop helps pines Updated: Feb-26-14 12:43 pm
- Volunteers learn to tap maple trees in Iowa Updated: Feb-23-14 6:50 pm
- Trees illegally cut at Percy Priest Lake Updated: Feb-23-14 3:42 pm
- NH Farm Museum to get 'Extreme Tree Makeover' Updated: Feb-23-14 8:58 am
- NH State Forestry offers 40-plus seedling species Updated: Feb-22-14 2:26 pm
- Syrup workshops planned for 3 SD cities Updated: Feb-22-14 5:19 am
- Pine beetle progress slowing in Black Hills region Updated: Feb-17-14 6:31 pm
- UMaine examining climate change impact on maples Updated: Feb-17-14 8:16 am
- Survey: Colo. spruce beetle outbreak accelerating Updated: Feb-14-14 6:49 pm
- Mayor: Osceola lands another new manufacturer Updated: Feb-14-14 1:16 pm
- Land trust purchase to preserve rural landscape Updated: Feb-13-14 10:14 am
- Ex-assistant sues White Pine DA for defamation Updated: Feb-12-14 1:32 pm
- Mind, tree branch help in search for water Updated: Feb-09-14 7:04 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A highway bypass in Central Texas will be rerouted to save a stand of ancient oaks that were under threat of being cut down, according to state transportation officials.
MOBILE, Alabama - Mobile is that "other" city on the northern Gulf Coast, the one that sometimes gets lost between the beaches of the Florida Panhandle and the nonstop party of New Orleans. Local promoters call it "secretly awesome."
NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut - A Connecticut Light & Power spokesman downplayed an executive's comment that the utility was considering charging property owners when outages are caused by limbs falling from trees they refused to have trimmed.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is helping kick off maple syrup season in the state.
BELLINGHAM, Washington - Heading up from the Fragrance Lake trailhead, I soon cross the Interurban Trail, the route of an old trolley line from Bellingham, then plunge into a thick, twilit forest of 100-year-old firs, cedars and hemlocks among a carpet of swordferns that rival the size of an Arthurian broadsword.
BOSTON - Nearly three dozen white oak trees have been harvested in Indiana in preparation of planned repairs to the Boston-based U.S.S. Constitution.
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
FRESNO, California - Scientists say a disease that kills oak trees along the California coast has spread into yet another county.
CLEVELAND - The unrelenting winter is turning out to be particularly bitter for Ohio's maple syrup producers.
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Not long ago, healthy redbay trees were easy to find in coastal Georgia. Related to the avocado, these evergreens grew 45 feet tall, with black berries that fed songbirds and aromatic leaves that lent their flavor to traditional gumbo.
SHARPSBURG, Maryland - They pop up with amazing regularity along the park roads of Antietam National Battlefield - little shoebox-sized cedar boxes hanging vertically on fence posts, metal signs and tree stumps.
LACONIA, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire environmental education center in Laconia is kicking off its Maple Sugar Madness program to teach old-fashioned maple syrup making to children and adults.
DURHAM, New Hampshire - For more than two decades, an army of student scientists from kindergarten through high school have prowled New England's forests to collect data that University of New Hampshire researchers say link a healthier white pine forest to falling ozone levels.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - About 20 volunteers learned how to tap maple trees for syrup at a Cedar Falls nature reserve.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - State wildlife officials are looking for individuals who illegally cut down trees at Percy Priest Lake.
MILTON, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Farm Museum is getting some help to restore a row of 100-year-old-plus deteriorating white pine and sugar maple trees.
BOSCAWEN, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire State Forest Nursery is offering more than 40 species of tree and shrub seedlings for delivery this spring.
BROOKINGS, South Dakota - South Dakota State University's College of Agricultural and Biological Sciences is putting on three maple syrup processing workshops around the state.
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A recent aerial survey shows the 18-year battle to eradicate the mountain pine beetle from the Black Hills of western South Dakota is slowing the pest's progress, but officials say now is not the time to let up.
ORONO, Maine - A University of Maine researcher plans to examine the impact of climate change on maple trees.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - An outbreak of spruce beetles continues to accelerate across hundreds of square miles of new forest in Colorado, although a much larger outbreak of the similar mountain pine beetle continues to slow across Wyoming, Colorado and the Black Hills, according to a new survey by the U.S. Forest Service.
OSCEOLA, Arkansas - Officials in Osceola say a new manufacturer will build a $33 million facility and create 75 jobs in the Mississippi County town.
RICHMOND, Indiana - The Whitewater Valley Land Trust now owns 1,200 acres of native Hoosier farmland southwest of Richmond.
RENO, Nevada - A federal lawsuit accuses White Pine County District Attorney Kelly Brown of defaming and violating the civil rights of one of his ex-assistant prosecutors, who says he forced her from her job in retaliation for blowing the whistle on alleged mismanagement of a county fund.
SMITH'S GROVE, Kentucky - James "Jr." Parsley doesn't know why he is able to find water using a y-shaped wild cherry or peach twig, only that the method works for him.