Trees

In this July 2, 2018 photo, Tom McQuaide, admires the colossal sized tree he discovered while marking trees to harvest on property in Bell Township, Pa. The Red Oak tree is expected to be roughly 400 years old and will not be included in the harvest. (Louis B. Ruediger/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 12:41 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A forester in Pennsylvania says he's discovered a massive red oak tree that may be one of the state's biggest trees. Pennsylvania Forest Management's Tom McQuaide is in the process of submitting the tree's measurements for inclusion in the Champion Trees of Pennsylvania, a...
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June 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — New satellite data say Colombia saw a dramatic increase in forest degradation last year and levels in Brazil remain historically high. The data released Wednesday by the University of Maryland show tropical forests around the globe lost 15.8 million hectares (39 million acres) of...
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June 07, 2018 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A onetime contestant on the TV reality show "Top Chef" has been arrested on charges he poisoned his Brooklyn neighbor's giant maple tree that's now in danger of dying. Prosecutors say Adam Harvey is due in court Friday after allegedly drilling holes into the trunk of the 60-year-old...
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May 17, 2018 - 12:34 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six young squirrels whose tails were stuck together by tree sap are recovering after a Nebraska wildlife expert untangled them. A Nebraska Humane Society worker rescued the squirrels from a pine tree in Omaha last week. Nebraska Wildlife Rehab executive director Laura Stastny...
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FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo, first lady Melania Trump, second from right, and Brigitte Macron, second from left, watch as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron participate in a tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The sapling, a gift from Macron on the occasion of his state visit, is gone from the lawn. A pale patch of grass was left in its place. The White House hasn't offered an explanation. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 30, 2018 - 5:48 am
PARIS (AP) — The French president's office says there's nothing mysterious about the disappearance of an oak tree he planted on the White House lawn. It was put in quarantine, like other plants or animals brought into U.S. territory. The sapling was a gift from French President Emmanuel Macron for...
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This Saturday, April 28, 2018, photo shows an empty area where a tree was planted by U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during a tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The young ceremonial tree was planted in the area between the light pole at left and the tree at right. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 29, 2018 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A mystery is brewing at the White House about what happened to the oak tree President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron planted there last week. The sapling was a gift from Macron on the occasion of his state visit. News photographers snapped away Monday as Trump...
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April 29, 2018 - 6:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Residents in London are being told to beware the white-haired caterpillars that can cause rashes, vomiting and asthma attacks. The British Forestry Commission says caterpillars that become oak processionary moths have been spotted in and around the British capital since mid-April. The...
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017 file photo a man takes part in a protest against large-scale government logging in the Bialowieza Forest, Poland The European Union's top court has ruled that Poland violated environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file
April 17, 2018 - 6:19 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's top court ruled on Tuesday that Poland violated environmental laws with its massive felling of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests. The ruling by the European Court of Justice said that, in increasing logging in the Bialowieza Forest in 2016-17...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, March 29, 2018, florist Philippa Craddock, poses for a photo, in her studio, in London. Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen a self-taught London floral designer for their nuptials. The couple said Sunday, April 1, 2018 that Philippa Craddock will create the church flower arrangements for the May 19 wedding at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool Photo via AP)
April 01, 2018 - 6:38 am
LONDON (AP) — The royal wedding will take place among white garden roses, peonies and foxgloves, set off by branches of beech, birch and hornbeam. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen a self-taught London floral designer for their nuptials. The couple said Sunday that Philippa Craddock will...
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Tom Dubis Shovels off the steps at the Paciorek Funeral Home In Adams, Mass.,Thursday March, 8, 2018. The Berkshires in Western Massachusetts received 12 to 32 inches of snow overnight. (Ben Garver//The Berkshire Eagle via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 7:54 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents in the Northeast dug out from as much as 2 feet of wet, heavy snow Thursday, while utilities dealt with downed trees and power lines that snarled traffic and left hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in the dark after two strong nor'easters — all with the...
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