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Some maples (sugar) are more desirable than others (Norway)

Oct. 8, 2019 9:49 AM EDT

It's not easy to figure out which maples you want on your property. The good ones are the sugar maples, their leaves ablaze each fall in yellow, red and orange. The less desirable ones are the Norway maples, their leaves green well into fall. I don't hold that lingering greenness against Norway maples. What I do...

Charge: Timber thieves started Olympic National Forest fire

Sep. 30, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say timber thieves were to blame for a fire in Washington's Olympic National Forest last year. An indictment unsealed Monday says Justin Wilke and Shawn Williams were trying to steal a big leaf maple tree in August 2018, but it had a bees nest. They decided to burn...