Trees

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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April 23, 2018 - 9:17 am
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in a western New York town are bidding a sad farewell to an iconic 200-year-old tree. A public ceremony is planned Monday evening to commemorate the tree that towers over Copper Beech Park in the Rochester suburb of Pittsford. It's dying from a devastating fungus...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, US President Donald Trump, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron, right, during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels. Macron arrives Monday April 23, 2018 in Washington for the first state visit of Trump’s presidency. The two men have an unlikely friendship, despite strong differences on areas such as climate change. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
April 22, 2018 - 7:05 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling. The young oak also has historical significance — it sprouted at a World War I battle site that became part of U.S. Marine...
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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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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 - 4:40 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's top court ruled on Tuesday that Poland violated environmental laws with its massive logging 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,...
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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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In this March 7, 2018, photo, Doug Bragg of Bragg Farm Sugarhouse & Gift Shop in East Montpelier, Vt., tests the density, or sugar content, of maple syrup being boiled from sap. Maple syrup season started early this year in parts of New England. The head of the maple syrup makers association in Vermont said some producers have been producing a fair amount of syrup since mid-February. Historically the season has started later. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
March 11, 2018 - 8:50 am
EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The annual maple season got off to another early start with warmups in parts of New England, and producers are hopeful the recent cold and snow will extend it. Some producers in Vermont, the country's largest producer of maple syrup, have been going strong and producing...
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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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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 - 3:30 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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March 05, 2018 - 7:16 pm
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Five types of apples, once thought to be extinct, have been rediscovered in northern Idaho and eastern Washington. The Lewiston Tribune newspaper reported Monday that "apple detective" David Benscoter located the trees growing near a butte in the rolling hills of the vast...
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