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  • Hug a tree .. right here in Tree City

    Hug a tree .. right here in Tree City
    Are you a tree hugger? If not, it’s not for lack of access. Newport News and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are among 51 towns, cities and military installations across Virginia that earned Tree City USA status from the Arbor Day...
  • Authorities investigate shooting death of Bald Eagle at Hoosier National Forest

    Authorities investigate shooting death of Bald Eagle at Hoosier National Forest
    Conservation officers with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources are investigating the shooting death of a Bald Eagle. The mature Bald Eagle was discovered by hikers in the Hoosier National Forest, near the Jackson, Lawrence and Monroe counties...
  • Christmas tree that escaped Sandy's wrath arrives in Baltimore

    Christmas tree that escaped Sandy's wrath arrives in Baltimore
    Welcoming guests to a Baltimore hotel this holiday season will be a Sandy refugee — a tall, graceful Christmas tree that escaped the massive storm's high winds and unexpected snow. The 22-foot-high Douglas fir arrived at the Royal Sonesta Harbor...
  • Trees for Troops kicks off as local farm sends trees to those serving our country

    Trees for Troops kicks off as local farm sends trees to those serving our country
    Tom Dull and his wife grew their first Christmas trees in 1985. Since then, Dull's Tree Farm has become a 25-acre Christmas tree farm with a gift shop, petting zoo and refurbished log cabin. Dull decided he wanted to spread the Christmas spirit even...
  • For tree farms, excitement for the holidays is evergreen

    For many people, finding the perfect Christmas tree and cutting it down is a family tradition, and one that puts them in the holiday mood. In Carroll County, local farms are happy to help spread that Christmas cheer, and bring in a little green as well....
  • For some, 'Green Friday' is traditional day to pick the perfect tree

    For some, 'Green Friday' is traditional day to pick the perfect tree
    Opening day at Ruhl's Christmas Tree Farm, Nov. 23, found the day mild and bright. While many were out enjoying Black Friday sales, Ruhl's collection of trees in Phoenix attracted residents from around the area in search of the perfect tree for holiday...
  • Fireplace ashes: Virginia Department of Forestry offers safety tips and good gardening uses

    Fireplace ashes: Virginia Department of Forestry offers safety tips and good gardening uses
    Recently, the improper disposal of ashes from fireplaces and woodstoves caused several wildland fires, according to a press release from the Virginia Department of Forestry. Wood ashes retain enough heat to ignite other combustible materials for several...
  • Indiana Christmas trees feel drought's impact, but not this year

    Indiana Christmas trees feel drought's impact, but not this year
    The drought of 2012 could have a profound impact on Indiana's Christmas tree production, but not this year, according to tree farmers who spoke with Fox59 News. Tom Dull, who has owned Dull's Tree Farm in Thorntown, Ind., for 28 years, said the drought...
  • Harford farm again donates Christmas tree to state ag department

    Robert and Wilma Muir, owners of Deer Creek Valley Tree Farm in Street, have once again provided a large white pine Christmas tree for display outside the Maryland Department of Agriculture headquarters in Annapolis. Maryland Agriculture Secretary...
  • Sharp fire: Blaze in steep Angeles National Forest terrain grows to 100 acres

      The Sharp fire in Angeles National Forest near Wrightwood has now covered 100 acres, but firefighters have been able to make some headway as the fireline moves southeast away from the town. The Sharp fire had already doubled in size to 60 acres...
  • Rim fire in and around Yosemite almost third largest in state history

    The massive Rim fire is on its way to becoming the state’s third largest in history as it burns into Yosemite National Park. At 235,841 acres, or roughly 368 square miles, the Rim fire was 75% contained Tuesday and fewer than 4,400 acres from...