(OAKHURST, Calif.) -- The Washburn Fire in central California has now scorched 4,700 acres across Yosemite National Park to Sierra National Forest as of Friday morning, officials said, growing over 300 acres overnight. According to park officials, the fire is 27% contained, with more than... Read More.
(FRESNO, Calif.) -- A wildfire near Yosemite National Park is creeping closer to a grove of iconic sequoia trees that have been in the region for thousands of years. The Washburn Fire, which originated on Thursday near the Washburn Trail in Yosemite's Mariposa Grove, has... Read More.
Harrisburg - In its ongoing effort to protect wildlife habitat and battle gypsy moth infestation, the Pennsylvania Game Commission plans to spray more than 62,000 acres of state game lands this spring. Spraying will occur on 27 different state game lands and will begin this... Read More.
Treasure Lake - Members of the Treasure Lake Sportsman’s Club recently planted 36 trees around Little Flipper Lake. Dave Sylvis of the Sportsman’s Club said volunteers planted 26 chestnut, five apple and five pear trees the evening of April 21. The chestnut tree population was devastated... Read More.
Shanksville - After ten years, the final trees have been planted at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville. Over the weekend, around five hundred volunteers helped plant more than 14-thousand trees to complete the project. In 2012, the project was created to help transform and heal... Read More.
Clarion Township, PA – A man ran off of the road on Interstate 80, striking several trees and becoming seriously injured when he was thrown from the vehicle. 56-year-old Michael Gilliland from Fairmont City had been driving his Chevy Blazer on I-80 westbound in Clarion... Read More.
Brady Township, PA – Multiple trees were damaged by bullets in Brady Township, along with damage done to a sap collector tray. It happened on Pine Swamp Road on March 11. Several trees had suspected bullet holes and damage to a sap collector tray, used... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced that the department has lifted a quarantine in place since August 2014, because Thousand Cankers Disease no longer threatens Pennsylvania's black walnut trees. Pennsylvania leads the nation in production and exports of hardwood lumber, and the disease... Read More.
Pike Township, PA – A Clearfield County woman was seriously injured after striking trees. 54-year-old Wendy Sabol from Morrisdale had been driving along the Curwensville-Tyrone Highway in Pike Township on Monday evening. State Police say she was driving at an unsafe speed when she lost control... Read More.
Beccaria Township, PA – Police in Clearfield County are investigating the case of who cut down $400 worth of trees near a cemetery. It was reported on Sept. 27 and police have been investigating since then. Someone cut down and removed several trees at the Crossroads... Read More.