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2009-05-17 17:35:07

An elderly New York woman was threatened with arrest for objecting to a tree being planted in front of her Brooklyn home, her friend says. Widow Marion Smith, 79, asked city workers to not plant a tree in front her home because she was disabled and wouldn't be able to rake the leaves.

2009-05-04 08:48:00

DETROIT, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As the tree planting and landscaping season gets under way, DTE Energy subsidiary Detroit Edison is encouraging customers to plant trees that will not grow into and interfere with power lines and underground transformers.

2009-05-04 08:59:47

The nontimber forest products industry has been growing rapidly since the mid-1980s, contributing billions of dollars to the US economy annually.

2009-05-04 08:57:20

Consider the cumulative stresses that transplanted trees must endure from the time they are harvested until they become established in a landscape.

2009-04-22 10:23:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians who plant a tree at their home or business can help the commonwealth reach its goal of putting one million trees in the ground statewide by 2012.

2009-04-21 08:30:00

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Arbor Day on Friday, April 24, ComEd is offering homeowners, community groups and businesses helpful tips for planting the right tree in the right place. This year ComEd plans to spend more than $55 million on trees and tree maintenance across northern Illinois to support the environment and minimize tree-related outages.

2009-04-17 07:30:00

Tour Dates: April 19 - August 2, 2009 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Advanced(TM), one of the fastest-growing lawn and garden companies in the U.S., is a title sponsor of the 3rd Annual Clean Air Green Tour, designed to educate consumers about the economic and environmental benefits of protecting trees, environmental responsibility, sustainability and "green" products. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090417/AT00513 ) The 60-plus-city, 24-state...

2009-04-16 07:30:00

One Bottle One Tree(TM) campaign plants a tree for every bottle purchased ST.

2009-04-08 12:22:57

A spokesman for the Oregon Travel Information Council says his group misidentified the Western United States' oldest apple tree. The unidentified spokesman said while a recent council news release identified the Dosch Yellow Bellflower Apple tree in Portland, Ore., as the region's oldest apple tree, that honor actually belongs elsewhere, The Oregonian newspaper in Portland reported. The oldest apple tree in the Pacific Northwest actually is in the Old Apple Tree Park in Vancouver, Wash.

2009-04-03 11:37:00

Irvine's Tarbut V' Torah School Students Plant Trees for Great Park's Future IRVINE, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-hundred-fifty school children from Tarbut V' Torah School in Irvine celebrated Tu B'Shevat, (the new year of trees) by planting 350 trees for the Orange County Great Park.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]