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This holiday season, Hooks and Lattice is offering customers artificial Christmas trees that use PVC and molded needle tips to create a natural look and a more durable product.
A new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates drought high in the northern Colorado mountains is the primary trigger of a massive spruce beetle outbreak that is tied to long-term changes in sea-surface temperatures from the Northern Atlantic Ocean, a trend that is expected to continue for decades.
Dramatic shifts in the planet's climate and geography over millions of years changed the course of evolutionary history for conifer trees.
Until now, it was presumed that the last glacial period denuded the Scandinavian landscape of trees until a gradual return of milder weather began and melted away the ice cover some 9000 years ago.
With an increasingly warmer climate, there is a trend for springs to arrive earlier and summers to be hotter.
The natural product wood grows in locations with different climate, soil and environmental conditions.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly restored Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (PVVM) at Penns Landing will be unveiled on Veterans Day, Nov.
The Blue Spruce or Colorado Spruce (Picea pungens), is a species of spruce native to western North America, from southeast Idaho and southwest Wyoming, south through Utah and Colorado to Arizona and New Mexico. It grows at high altitudes from 6,000 to 10,000 feet in altitude, though unlike Engelmann Spruce in the same area, it does not reach the alpine tree-line. It is most commonly found growing along stream sides in mountain valleys, where moisture levels in the soil are greater than the...
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