Laser-Guided Imaging Reveals California May Lose 58 Million Drought-Starved TreesHigh-tech imaging has revealed the dire, drought-starved state of tens of millions of California's oldest, tallest trees. Even heavy rains from a persistent, strong El Niño may not save them.
You Can Let The Lawn Go Without Killing The TreesBay Area residents are turning brown into the new chic by cutting off the lawn sprinklers, but in the process, they may be endangering something much harder to replace than turf: trees.
Muir Woods Entry Fee Going Up From $7 To $10Entry for children under 16 years of age will continue to be free, said the National Park Service, which announced the price increase on Thursday.
Oakland Moves Forward With Plan To Remove Trees In Hills Deemed A Fire HazardDespite resistance from neighbors, the City of Oakland took a big step Tuesday night to prevent another big fire like the one that devastated the Oakland Hills in 1991.
Caltrans Removes Dying $10,000 Palm Trees From Bay Bridge Entrance In OaklandCaltrans is tearing out some of the pricey palm trees lining the entrance to the Eastern span of the Bay Bridge after just one year.
California Citrus Growers Trimming, Painting Trees To Deal With DroughtGrowers in Fresno have sawed off large portions of their trees because there’s not enough water to keep the dense canopies alive, and spray painting them with a diluted latex paint that acts as a sunblock.
California Drought Causes Bark Beetle Infestation; 800,000 Acres Of Trees Destroyed In 2014Californias historic drought is causing an infestation of bark beetles that's destroying trees in the states forest lands.
California Drought Leaves 12 Million Trees DeadExtreme drought conditions have left an estimated 12 million trees dead in California's forests over the past year.
Martinez School Official Takes Heat After Saying Some Students Don't Need A/CSome parents were offended when a school board member said kids at predominantly white John Swett Elementary need A/C, and kids at predominately Hispanic/Latino La Juntas Elementary don’t.
Destructive Insect That Feeds On Grapevines, Almond Trees Discovered In Marin CountyA destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said Wednesday.
Storm Wind Topples Massive Trees, Narrowly Missing Oakland Hills HomeCrews are working to clear trees and power lines that were knocked down in this weekend's Bay Area storm.
Climate Change A Leading Factor As California Loses Half Of All Large Trees, Study FindsOver the last 85 years, California has seen more than half of its large trees vanish, according to the a publication in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.