Latest Oak trees News

Across the Mid-Atlantic, giant oak trees are dying

Dec. 05, 2021 09:03 AM EST

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) — Jason and Aga Jones loved the magnificent oak tree that was once the centerpiece of their backyard. In 2013 — a year after they bought their home in Takoma Park, Md. — they restored a circular stone retaining wall around the base of the tree. In 2019, they added...

Time catching up to 158-year-old Beaufort National Cemetery

Nov. 13, 2021 00:23 AM EST

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Staff Sgt. John Bentley and Pfc. Esteban Villa stepped toward each other as the U.S. flag they folded grew smaller. Wearing white gloves, they tucked and patted it, just so, and communicated in whispers — “Ready, fold.” “Ready, turn.” ...