- EXCHANGE: Labels make everyone a tree expert at Rock Springs Updated: Jul-30-15 5:05 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Poet Joyce Kilmer wrote these immortal lines:
- Quarantine for ash tree pest expanded to 5 Tenn. counties Updated: Jul-30-15 4:05 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A quarantine for an insect that destroys ash trees has been expanded to five more Tennessee counties.
- State wants people to look out for Asian longhorned beetle Updated: Jul-30-15 4:04 am
LANSING, Michigan - State officials are asking people to examine trees around their homes, neighborhoods and parks for signs of the Asian longhorned beetle.
- Probe into California tree fall begins; kids seriously hurt Updated: Jul-29-15 7:47 pm
LOS ANGELES - An investigation began Wednesday into why a 75-year-old, 75-foot-tall pine tree fell on a group of kids from a summer camp at a Southern California children's museum, leaving a young boy and girl hospitalized with serious injuries, officials said.
- Driver killed when car leaves wet road, hits tree Updated: Jul-27-15 8:32 pm
GEORGETOWN, Delaware - Delaware State Police say a Millsboro man was killed when the car he was driving left the road and hit a tree in Georgetown.
- Tree removal from Nebraska wildlife area to be discussed Updated: Jul-27-15 5:07 am
KEARNEY, Nebraska - A public meeting is scheduled this week to discuss removal of invasive trees from the Bassway Strip Wildlife Management Area east of Kearney in south-central Nebraska.
- UNH researchers track spread of tree invader Updated: Jul-26-15 11:20 am
DURHAM, New Hampshire - University of New Hampshire scientists have tracked the spread of an exotic tree native to Asia that has invaded white pine and other forests in the state.
- Endangered butterfly recovering in some, not all, of range Updated: Jul-26-15 10:53 am
ALBANY, New York - More than 20 years of habitat restoration and breeding programs have helped the endangered Karner blue butterfly make a comeback in the pine barrens of upstate New York where it was discovered by Russian author Vladimir Nabokov decades ago.
- Tornado mows down trees in Colorado forest Updated: Jul-23-15 10:52 am
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colorado - A tornado barreled through a Colorado campground, mowing down trees over a 6-acre swath of forest.
- Washington's drought making Dutch elm disease worse Updated: Jul-22-15 8:53 pm
SEATTLE - The arborist for the Seattle Department of Transportation says Washington's drought is making Dutch elm disease worse this year.
- Louisiana editorial roundup Updated: Jul-22-15 3:33 pm
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- Volunteers helping to improve conditions at Lake Monroe Updated: Jul-21-15 5:04 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Volunteers from statewide fishing groups have helped to plant hundreds of bald cypress trees along the shoreline in the Fairfax State Recreation Area as the first project of many that are planned to help maintain and improve conditions at Lake Monroe.
- Public meeting set to discuss tree removals in Kearney Updated: Jul-19-15 12:04 pm
KEARNEY, Nebraska - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has announced a public meeting to discuss the removal of invasive trees and shrubs from the Bassway Strip Wildlife Management Area near Kearney.
- Emerald ash borer found in north Louisiana Updated: Jul-18-15 10:36 am
MINDEN, Louisiana - Efforts are under way in north Louisiana to slow the spread of an invasive species threatening native ash trees.
- Biological predators attacking invasive species in Conn. Updated: Jul-18-15 3:13 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - There is a savage biological war going on across Connecticut's fields, forests, lakes and ponds.
- Forest managers say moving firewood can spread oak disease Updated: Jul-17-15 4:05 am
LANSING, Michigan - State biologists are reminding Michigan residents not to move firewood from one location to another because of the danger of spreading a disease that's fatal to oak trees.
- Everything is connected for family behind logging company Updated: Jul-12-15 8:11 pm
TENAKEE SPRINGS, Alaska - For Gordon Chew of Tenakee Logging Company Management, everything is connected.
- Battle against destructive beetles hits hurdle Updated: Jul-12-15 8:07 am
HAGATNA, Guam - Guam's war against the coconut rhinoceros beetles, which have ravaged many coconut trees, has become more challenging, an expert said.
- Bear tranquilized after climbing tree on Colorado campus Updated: Jul-10-15 7:41 pm
BOULDER, Colorado - Wildlife officials tranquilized a 60-pound bear that found a resting spot in a tree on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder.
- Bear removed from tree in Colorado Springs euthanized Updated: Jul-08-15 8:44 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Wildlife officials euthanized an injured black bear after it was removed from a tree in southeast Colorado Springs.
- Ash tree killer detected in southeast Iowa's Lee County Updated: Jul-08-15 11:27 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Officials say an invasive insect that kills ash trees has been confirmed in the southeast Iowa's Lee County, bringing the state total to 26 counties.
- Foliage disease found in Ariz. sycamore trees in 2 counties Updated: Jul-08-15 9:16 am
PHOENIX - A foliage disease has caused noticeable discoloration and leaf loss in Arizona sycamore trees in parts of two counties.
- Fire in Olympic National Park raises concerns Updated: Jul-06-15 1:17 pm
PARADISE CREEK, Olympic National Park - Fire crews call them "cat faces," deep holes that flames have burned into the trunks of the centuries-old Sitka spruce and hemlock growing here in the Queets River valley.
- Baby hawks take flight, Joshua Tree reopens climbing area Updated: Jul-06-15 9:40 am
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, California - A climbing area at Joshua Tree National Park is open again following the flight of at least two baby hawks that were nesting there.
- Court quotes Frost in neighbors' tree-trimming dispute Updated: Jul-06-15 7:23 am
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - A fight between neighbors over trimming rights to a 65-year-old maple tree has been decided by the Vermont Supreme Court, which quoted Robert Frost.