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Drought, Then Rain, Toppling Texas Trees

The extended drought that Texas was in had weakened the trees. Then, with all the recent rain we had received, the trees became heavy and saturated — and toppled over.

07/06/2015

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Land Developer Facing Big Fines For Cutting Down Keller Trees

A North Texas home developer is discovering how important trees are to one city. Now the mistake could cost them, big time!

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2015

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Bill Would Allow Businesses To Cut Down Trees Around Billboards

A Texas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow businesses to cut down trees along highways and interstates so that billboards would be more visible.

03/23/2015

Woodland Trust Inspect Trees For Signs Of Ash Dieback Disease

Construction Crews Mistakenly Cut Down Trees

A spokesperson for the city of McKinney has called it ” a really awful mistake.”

10/29/2014

A squirrel eats an acorn. (credit: OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Driver Blames Wreck On Turtle, Cat, Squirrel

Police said that a man arrested for drunken driving blamed a turtle, a cat, a squirrel and an overhanging tree in a Central Texas wreck on Tuesday, southeast of College Station.

07/03/2014

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Colleyville Expansion Project Too Close To Home For Some

Engineers presented final plans to would expand a two-lane road that some residents are trying to keep small and rural. The Glade Road expansion would add turn lanes, sidewalks and larger concrete trails, and could take up to 10 years to complete.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

Woodland Trust Inspect Trees For Signs Of Ash Dieback Disease

Scientists Explore Trees To Clean Pollution

One of the nation’s largest chemical companies and a conservation group have forged an unlikely partnership that seeks to recreate some forest to curb pollution.

06/09/2014

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Tasha’s To Do List: June 5-8

Whether you’re looking to see some terrific live music or to help out an animal in need, here is a brief list of things to do around North Texas over the weekend of June 5-8.

06/05/2014

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Winds Rip Trees Out Of The Ground In Turtle Creek

Straight line winds caused the most damage during Thursday’s storms, according to the National Weather Service.

05/09/2014

The National Weather Service says the deadly tornadoes that ripped through Granbury and Cleburne Wednesday, were an EF-4 and an EF-3, respectively. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD News)

Cleburne Residents Receive Free Trees After 2013 Tornado

Mid-May marks one year since the town of Cleburne was pummeled by tornadoes, destroying over 1,500 homes, business and landscapes.

03/01/2014

Repair crews removing downed trees and attempting to restore power (Photo: Stephanie Lucero-Casler)

Many North Texas Residents Still Living Without Power

With the power out since Friday, Wreford says it’s gotten down to 37 degrees inside her Lake Highlands area house — and she’s fed up with Oncor’s broken promises.

12/09/2013

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Boat Docks, Trees No Match For Heavy Ice

Some trees were no match for the heavy ice and snow Mother Nature dumped on North Texas Thursday night through Friday morning.

CBS 11–12/06/2013

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