Tiny Pests Causing Billion Dollar Problems For America's ForestsTiny pests could spell big trouble for America’s forests.
Millions Of Dead Trees In Sierra To Fuel Central Valley Bio-Energy PlantThere are millions of dead trees in the Sierra Nevada – that’s the bad news. But, all those dead trees mean a biomass-energy plant in the Central Valley will stay in business for another five years.
California Drought Kills Off More Than 100 Million TreesThe California drought has killed more than 102 million trees in a die-off of forests that increases the risk of catastrophic wildfires and other threats to humans.
Mountain View's Downtown Cherry Trees On The Chopping BlockThe trees on the median in front of city hall have been around since 1990.
Plan To Log Century-Old Redwood Trees On California Coast Prompts Lawsuit ThreatOpponents of a logging plan that includes century-old redwood trees have notified California forestry officials that they plan to sue unless the state rescinds its approval of the project.
Non-Profit Planting Lemon Trees In San Francisco's TenderloinA non-profit will plant dozens of lemon trees in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood as part of a broader push for self-sufficiency.
Millions Of Sierra Trees Fall Victim To DroughtThe number of trees in California's Sierra Nevada forests killed by drought, a bark beetle epidemic and warmer temperatures has dramatically increased since last year.
Sudden Oak Death May Be Unstoppable In CaliforniaA new study shows that an epidemic of the tree disease "sudden oak death" has surged beyond control in California.
160 Trees Being Cut Down For Google Building In Mountain View Not Worth A Fight, Non-Profit SaysPlans for a new Google building in Mountain View call for the removal of 160 trees, the majority of them “heritage trees.”
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.