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John Muir

Arborists Try To Clone John Muir’s Bay Area Tree

Arborists are trying to clone a dying tree the naturalist brought to the Bay Area in the nineteenth century.

06/20/2013

A man uses a chainsaw to cut a fallen tree. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

East Bay Tree-Cutting Proposal To Reduce Fire Hazard Criticized

Opponents of the fire hazard reduction plan for the East Bay hills are calling it a guise to conduct massive clear-cutting of the area.

05/23/2013

Cloned redwood trees being planted at the College of Marin, in celebration of Earth Day, on April 22, 2013. (CBS)

Cloned Redwood Trees Planted At College Of Marin

The College of Marin celebrated Earth Day in a very special way, by planting some of the rarest trees on the planet. They planted three clones of ancient coastal redwoods, cut down more than a century ago.

04/22/2013

A large tree crashed into a home on Cascade Drive in Fairfax on March 27, 2012, causing significant damage. No residents were injured. (CBS)

Large Tree Crashes Into Fairfax Home

A large tree crashed into a house in Fairfax on Tuesday night, a Ross Valley Fire Department dispatcher said.

03/27/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

03/19/2012

The oak tree nicknamed 'Granny' that residents of the North Fair Oaks area of unincorporated Menlo Park are trying to save. (Mary Ann Mullen)

Pipeline Crews To Save Historic San Mateo County Oak

A centuries-old oak tree in San Mateo County in the path of a $4.6 billion water system upgrade will be preserved thanks to an agreement reached between neighbors, the county and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

10/04/2011

In this Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 photo released by the Sequoia National Forest, one of two downed trees lies across the popular Trail of 100 Giants at Sequoia National Forest, temporarily closing the trail. (AP)

2 Giant Trees Fall In Sequoia National Forest

The popular Trail of 100 Giants is temporarily closed in Sequoia National Forest after two of the towering trees fell side by side over the trail.

10/03/2011

Solar Panels (AP)

East Bay Solar Project Halted After Trees Clear-Cut For Panels

A solar power project that involved clear-cutting groves of eucalyptus and oak trees to install solar panels has been halted near Richmond after county supervisors said they were caught off guard on the tree removal.

09/28/2011

sudden oak death (Wikimedia Commons)

Hundreds Of Peninsula Trees To Be Removed To Fight Sudden Oak Death

A crew on Monday began removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to stop the spread of a plant pathogen that causes oak tree species to die.

CBS San Francisco–07/11/2011

The oak tree nicknamed 'Granny' that residents of the North Fair Oaks area of unincorporated Menlo Park are trying to save. (Mary Ann Mullen)

Menlo Park Residents Consider Plan To Save Tree

Menlo Park residents are negotiating with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to preserve the nearly 300-year-old oak tree, which stands in the way of an expensive water pipeline project.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/11/2011

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