Latest Cedar trees News

Researchers find economic opportunity in dead Alaska cedar

Jan. 6, 2020 9:48 AM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Researchers have produced a study of the viability of logging yellow cedar trees that have been killed by warming temperatures in Southeast Alaska. The study by the Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center and the University of Alaska Southeast examined whether harvesting the dead trees could...

Homeowners relish tree at heart of California Christmas rite

Dec. 1, 2019 3:24 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — At the heart of an annual California Christmas tradition lies a struggling deodar cedar tree in the city of Fresno. Nearly a century ago, the tree was decorated by Willian and Mae Winning in memory of their teenage son after he died from a fall, the Fresno Bee reported Sunday....

Free Christmas trees offered by Land Between the Lakes

Nov. 26, 2019 4:37 AM EST

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee is offering free cedar Christmas tree permits starting this week. The permits are available online Friday through Christmas Eve. Permits, maps and guidelines are available online. The permits are also...