The emerald ash borer is a native of China that likely hitchhiked to the U.S. hidden in wood packing materials. It has destroyed millions of trees since being discovered in Michigan in 2002 and is now known to be in 25 states.
With fire season coming on hot and fast, a Southeast Oregon community bolsters its defenses.
Wildfires were on the minds of forest land owners during a recent Oregon meeting.
The state will not investigate the accident.
Drought conditions in the Sierra Nevada are leading to bug infestations that are killing millions of trees, according to a University of California Cooperative Extension adviser.
A ruling that required increased logging on BLM property in Western oregon was overturned.
A bill in the California Legislature requiring state contractors to set a preference for locally grown wood products has sparked a complaint from Canadian trade officials.
Terry’s Tree Service has removed more than 100 trees this season.