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September 17, 2016
Historic recognition: Washington's family tree is biracial
George Washington's adopted son was a bit of a ne'er-do-well by most accounts, including those of Washington himself, who ...
September 11, 2016
Overwatering jeopardizes Lima's beloved 400-year olive trees
Four centuries ago the Count of San Isidro planted nearly 2,000 olive trees from his native Spain in a sprawling grove on the ...
September 02, 2016
After slamming Florida, Hermine threatens East Coast
The first hurricane to hit Florida in more than a decade wiped away beachside buildings, toppled trees onto homes and left ...
August 29, 2016
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
The famous human ancestor known as Lucy walked the Earth, but it was her tree climbing that might have led to her demise, a ...
August 23, 2016
Experts: Mexico storms led to deaths of millions of monarchs
Storms earlier this year blew down more than a hundred acres of forests where migrating monarch butterflies spend the winter ...
August 22, 2016
Correction: Climate Change-Smog story
In a story Aug. 22 about a new study about climate change and increased smog in the Southeastern U.S., The Associated Press ...
July 25, 2016
Oak tree seen in 'Shawshank Redemption' is knocked down
A tree that became a popular attraction for its role in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption" has fallen. High winds last week ...
July 24, 2016
Scientists capture rare images of wolverine in Sierra Nevada
Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and captured video of the animal ...
July 23, 2016
Solar projects can't save the forest for the trees?
A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red. Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to ...
July 20, 2016
Group clones California's huge trees to fight climate change
At the foot of a giant sequoia in California's Sierra Nevada, two arborists stepped into harnesses then inched up ropes more ...
July 11, 2016
India state aims to plant a record 50 million trees in a day
Hundreds of thousands of people in India's most populous state jostled for space Monday as they attempted to plant 50 million ...
June 25, 2016
Study: Rotting trees caused mysterious holes in huge dunes
Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one ...
June 22, 2016
Feds: Drought kills 66 million trees in California's Sierra
The number of trees in California's Sierra Nevada forests killed by drought, a bark beetle epidemic and warmer temperatures ...
May 24, 2016
Use of parasitic wasps to fight ash borer grows to 24 states
Millions of tiny wasps that are natural parasites for the emerald ash borer have been released into wooded areas in 24 states ...
May 17, 2016
Imported forest pests cause $2 billion in damage annually
When Gary Lovett was studying the effect of acid rain in New York's Catskill Mountains 20 years ago, he ended the experiment ...
May 03, 2016
San Francisco officials save backyard pine tree from the ax
A spindly pine tree standing all alone in a tiny backyard became an official landmark Tuesday in San Francisco, a city that ...
April 11, 2016
Maple syrup producers having strong year, thanks to weather
Some maple syrup makers in Vermont, the country's largest producer, are having a banner year despite initial fears that an ...
March 29, 2016
Seattle's 'man in tree' is charged; mom says he's 'sick'
The 25-hour saga of a man who refused to come down from a giant sequoia tree in downtown Seattle was "an incalculable waste ...