Deciduous trees

November 22, 2017 - 10:37 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Abundant acorns, beech nuts and other foods are providing wildlife across at least parts of the Northeast with a bountiful Thanksgiving feast this year. The record volume of nuts and berries is fattening every animal species that depend on them. Experts attribute the...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A scientific group says five prominent species of ash tree in the eastern U.S. have been driven to the brink of extinction from years of lethal attack by a beetle. The International Union for Conservation of Nature says tens of millions of trees in the U.S. and Canada have already...
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Firefighters hold a blanket as bodies are removed from the scene where a tree fell on a large crowd on the outskirts of Funchal, the capital of Madeira island, Portugal, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Portuguese authorities say a tree that fell during a popular religious festival on the island of Madeira killed at least 12 people and more than 50 others were injured in the accident near the island capital of Funchal. The tree fell while a large crowd was gathered as part of a Nossa Senhora do Monte festival. (ASPRESS via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 6:49 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A 12-month-old baby and two foreign women were among the 13 people killed when a huge oak tree crashed down on an outdoor religious festival in Portugal's Madeira Islands, authorities said Wednesday. The foreigners killed in Tuesday's accident were a 42-year-old French woman...
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May 12, 2017 - 4:42 pm
SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Two trees planted by poet Robert Frost near his home perhaps as far back as the 1920s have been toppled by high winds. Officials at what's now the Robert Frost Stone House Museum in Shaftsbury say the birch and snow apple trees came crashing down on May 6. Museum director...
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In a photograph taken Friday, April 21, 2017, Keith Keiling carries boards to be used for support beams in holding a 600-year-old white oak tree on the grounds of Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church in Bernards, N.J. Keiling's tree removal company is scheduled to remove the tree, believed to be among the oldest in the nation but was declared dead after numerous problems started appearing last summer. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 24, 2017 - 8:21 am
BERNARDS, N.J. (AP) — A 600-year-old white oak tree in New Jersey that's believed to be among the oldest in the nation is about to come down. Crews are due at the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church in Bernards on Monday to start the removal process. It's expected to take two to three days to...
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April 12, 2017 - 1:29 pm
BERNARDS, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey church has planted an offspring of a now-dead white oak that was believed to be the oldest in the U.S. NJ.com reports ( http://bit.ly/2oyMpDU ) that the younger tree has been moved to the grounds of a Bernards church to replace its so-called father tree. The old...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 29, 2011, file photo, the tree outside Ohio's Malabar Farm State Park in north-central Ohio that played a key role in the the 1994 film “Shawshank Redemption” appears damaged by high winds. What remained of the oak tree made famous by the movie has been cut up and hauled away by an owner of the north-central Ohio property, according to the Mansfield News-Journal. (Daniel Melograna/News Journal via AP, File)
April 10, 2017 - 8:27 am
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — What remained of a 200-year-old oak tree made famous by the movie "Shawshank Redemption" has been cut up and hauled away by an owner of the north-central Ohio property. The Mansfield News-Journal reports ( http://ohne.ws/2ohFpuC ) Dan Dees said last week he plans to use some...
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April 10, 2017 - 8:14 am
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — What remained of a 200-year-old oak tree made famous by the movie "Shawshank Redemption" has been cut up and hauled away by an owner of the north-central Ohio property. The Mansfield News-Journal reports ( http://ohne.ws/2ohFpuC ) Dan Dees said last week he plans to use some...
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