Latest Pine trees News

Flagstaff hotel cancels pine cone drops due to virus threat

Dec. 30, 2021 11:27 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A popular New Year's Eve event normally attended by thousands in shoulder-to-shoulder conditions in downtown Flagstaff has been canceled again due to public health threats from the continuing coronavirus outbreak. The Weatherford Hotel said Wednesday it canceled the...

Restoration project to begin at wildlife management area

Dec. 12, 2021 13:03 PM EST

MILTON, Vt. (AP) — A sandplain restoration project is going to begin at the Sandbar Wildlife Management Area in Milton with a timber harvest, according to the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. The first step of the project, along U.S. Route 2, will be the harvest that will...

Ducey kick offs holidays with lighting of Capitol tree

Dec. 01, 2021 14:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A 25-foot-tall (7.6-meter) white pine installed in state Capitol’s executive tower lobby was lit for the first time Wednesday by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey during a celebration marking the start of the holiday season. The lighting of the Capitol tree is an...

Gnarled trees' generate different opinions on origins

Nov. 06, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

BAILEY, Colo. (AP) — Rooted on a former Ute encampment in the foothills of the Front Range, the piney crown of a long-lived ponderosa pine pokes nearly 100 feet into the sky. Its trunk, gnarled and knobbly with age, is hollowed at the bottom, offering what could be a narrow shelter for...

NTSB: Small plane wrecked in North Carolina hit pine trees

Oct. 21, 2021 10:39 AM EDT

ANDREWS, N.C. (AP) — A private pilot and a passenger were killed earlier this month when the small plane they were in collided with pine trees in North Carolina, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its preliminary report. The single-engine Beech S35 was...