Expert Says The Best Christmas Trees Have Nice Scent & Springy NeedlesWhen picking out the perfect Christmas tree, plant pathologist Brian Eshenaur said that you should beware of yellowing needles or a slight brown speckled color.
Project Saved Homes From Fires, But Can It Be Duplicated?Scrutiny of the condition of the American West's forests, and of policies that curtailed logging and suppressed wildfires, has intensified amid a devastating wildfire season in California's wine country.
Texas Legislature OKs Scaled-Back Anti-Tree Ordinance BillThe Texas Legislature has approved new limits on local tree ordinances, but they aren't as sweeping as original proposals to virtually wipe out all such ordinances statewide.
Seas Rise, Trees Die: Climate Change Before Your EyesThey're called "ghost forests" — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change.
Storms Spawn Tornado In Oklahoma, Threaten RegionStrong storms spawned one tornado, and possibly two in Oklahoma, and threaten parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas.
McKinney Homeowners Furious After Trees Destroyed For Road ExpansionEfforts to ease traffic in growing Collin County are coming at the expense of some beloved trees.
Iconic Pioneer Cabin Tree Falls During Northern California StormThe severe weather hitting Northern California has claimed an iconic tree in Calaveras County. The Pioneer Cabin tree, known for having a hole that enabled visitors to drive or walk underneath it, has been toppled.
Bugs Butchering Nation's ForestsIn a towering forest, it's easy to miss a tree's tiny enemy. No larger than a speck of pepper, the Hemlock woolly adelgid spends its life on the underside of needles, sucking sap and eventually killing the tree.