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  • U.S. Forest Service turns to nonprofits for help restoring 2009 Station fire damage

    U.S. Forest Service turns to nonprofits for help restoring 2009 Station fire damage
    With across-the-board federal spending cuts constricting an already tight budget, officials in charge of restoring thousands of acres in the Angeles National Forest left damaged by the 2009 Station fire are turning to nonprofits for help. Although the U....
  • March 23 events: Enjoy Walk in the Forest events, recycle day and rain barrel workshop

    March 23 events: Enjoy Walk in the Forest events, recycle day and rain barrel workshop
    With the beginning of spring comes the beginning of great gardening and home events, including these for Saturday, March 23: Walk in the Forest Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day at the Virginia Department of Forestry's New Kent Forestry Center...
  • Timber! Maryland's leafy green economy

    Timber! Maryland's leafy green economy
    If a tree falls in a Maryland forest, does anyone know its value? State Forester Steve Koehn threw back his head and laughed when asked that question. And then he jumped at the chance to shed some light on what he calls one of Maryland's best-kept...
  • Color your world

     Color your world
    Above the Grove Portage Trail at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, the canopy of trees was taxicab yellow. With the sun pouring down from above, the colors glowed. Beneath them, we walkers gaped at the view, pointed our cameras and counted...
  • Coroner: Body found near Crete might be missing Chicago man

    Coroner: Body found near Crete might be missing Chicago man
    The skeletal remains of a man found this week inside of a car stuck on a drainage pipe could belong to  a missing Chicago man, authorities said today. A farmer discovered tire tracks in a corn field late Tuesday afternoon and followed the tracks to a...
  • 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...
  • 5 Hikers Rescued in Angeles National Forest

    5 Hikers Rescued in Angeles National Forest
    ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (KTLA) -- Los Angeles County firefighters rescued five hikers who became stranded in Angeles National Forest on Saturday. The hikers, four men and one woman, are all from Van Nuys. They went out for a hike in the late...
  • 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....