Stories tagged: tree
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
Transplanted: Large Boise sequoia tree finds new home
A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Last sections of beloved 600-year-old tree removed at church
The final sections of a 600-year-old white oak tree that’s believed to be among the oldest in the nation have been taken down at a New Jersey church.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 1:05 p.m.
Oregon campground closing after death of tall Ponderosa pine
What used to be the tallest known Ponderosa pine on the planet has died, and now its namesake campground is set to join it.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Colorado’s 834 million dead trees threaten to worsen wildfires
Colorado’s beetle-infested forests are peppered with an estimated 834 million standing dead trees that threaten to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water supplies that flow from mountains, officials said Wednesday.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 7 a.m.
Study: Invasive bugs found in fallen trees years after storm
They may be down but they’re not out: Damaging insects can emerge from fallen trees and logs for several years after a major storm, according to a U.S. Forest Service …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
Study documents yellow cedar’s decline due to climate change
A type of tree that thrives in soggy soil from Alaska to Northern California and is valued for its commercial and cultural uses could become a noticeable casualty of climate …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Girl, 8, killed when tree crashes into Oregon home
High winds toppled a towering evergreen tree onto a house near the Oregon coast, killing an 8-year-old girl who was inside, authorities said Wednesday.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 8:27 p.m.
Woman dies after tree falls on wedding party in California
One person was killed and five others were injured when a large eucalyptus tree fell on a wedding party taking photographs at a Southern California park Saturday, authorities said.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Christmas tree from Idaho forest arrives at nation’s capital
Gary Amoth backed his 105-foot-long red truck next to the sidewalk of the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol and dropped off a very special delivery: a monster-sized Christmas tree …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Man sits in Seattle tree for 12 hours, is arrested
Police have arrested a man after he spent nearly 12 hours perched in a tree in Seattle.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
Man who spent day in downtown Seattle tree sent to psychiatric hospital
A man who spent 25 hours high atop a sequoia tree in downtown Seattle in March has been found incompetent to stand trial on a malicious mischief charge.
Tue., May 29, 2007
Getting a new look
Nestled along the eastern edge of Riverfront Park, hidden behind earthen berms and rows of trees, lies a rarely used and largely forgotten part of the park – at least …