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  • Human remains found in Altadena area of Angeles National Forest

    Human remains found in Altadena area of Angeles National Forest
    Homicide detectives plan to return to a section of the Angeles National Forest in Altadena on Thursday to investigate human remains found there earlier this week. The remains were found Wednesday about 12:25 p.m. in the 3900 block of Fair Oaks Avenue,...
  • Wheaton approves more funding for tree and stump removal

     Wheaton approves more funding for tree and stump removal
    There is some good news for Wheaton residents who are wondering when the city will get around to removing trees and tree stumps infested by emerald ash borers. Council members unanimously approved more money for the efforts at Monday night's council...
  • For Christmas tree farmers, a long wait for sales

    For Christmas tree farmers, a long wait for sales
    The moment Fred and Kimberly Clark waited for since planting firs, pines and other evergreens eight years ago finally arrived last weekend. Their first Christmas tree sales. All farming is delayed gratification, but the delay is particularly long...
  • Foresters say recent rain helping trees recover

    Foresters say recent rain helping trees recover
    After a consistently rainy October and November, foresters across the north suburbs are cautiously optimistic that trees will continue recovering this winter from two years of dry conditions, and will flourish in the spring. The summer of 2012, one of...
  • Firefighters start controlled burns in San Bernardino National Forest

    Firefighters start controlled burns in San Bernardino National Forest
    Firefighters have begun controlled burns in the San Bernardino National Forest, taking advantage of the recent rains and cool temperatures to eliminate brush and needles that can fuel catastrophic wildfires. The controlled burns will target spots in the...
  • Christmas tree farms

    Christmas tree farms
    Find your Christmas tree at one of these 12 Chicago-area farms—all within 90 miles of downtown. Northwest Ben’s Christmas Tree Farm A complimentary horse-drawn wagon is ready to take you to out the field at Ben’s, a 55-acre farm...
  • Victory for garden doesn't mean City Hall common sense grows on trees

    Victory for garden doesn't mean City Hall common sense grows on trees
    In a rare but perhaps fleeting triumph of clear-headed thinking at Los Angeles City Hall, high-level officials have rescinded a citation issued to a South L.A. family for the crime of planting squash in their frontyard. On the evening of my Wednesday...
  • Group seeks to reclaim city's forests

    Group seeks to reclaim city's forests
    A forest grows in Govans. As traffic rumbles by on busy York Road, cardinals flit about in a shady grove of trees sandwiched between a CVS drugstore and the Govans-Boundary Parish United Methodist Church. In a city where some neighborhoods are...
  • Crime fighters try a new way to uproot thugs and punks — weed out the flower pickers

    Crime fighters try a new way to uproot thugs and punks — weed out the flower pickers
    With so much crime in the Chicago area, from murderous gangbangers to those thug mobs and everything in between, it's nice to know that law enforcement finally cracked down on Public Enemy No. 1: He's John Taris, 75, retired tailor and notorious...
  • Jarrettsville sons honor mother's memory with tree planting at Eden Mill

    In a heart-warming ceremony earlier this month, the sons of the late Amanda Torbit of Jarrettsville planted and dedicated a tree in their mother's memory at Eden Mill Nature Center in northern Harford County. The tree planting was an expression of...
  • Plague found in squirrel; parts of Angeles National Forest closed

    Plague found in squirrel; parts of Angeles National Forest closed
    Los Angeles County health officials confirmed this week that a trapped ground squirrel tested positive for plague, and as a precaution parts of the Angeles National Forest near Wrightwood have been closed. The areas closed, since 1 p.m. Wednesday,...