The invasive beetle is responsible for killing millions of ash trees around the US
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On the ground, Ash trees are an important component of New England's forests. After harvesting, they are used in long lived wood products, most notably, bats used by baseball players ranging from school age to the professional leagues.
In recent weeks, the Adirondack Park has become embroiled in a new debate over clearcut logging. But a growing coalition of environmentalists, industry leaders, government officials and academics agree on one thing.
GRAND LAKE STREAM, Maine — With the purchase of a conservation easement on more than 21,000 acres, the state has helped preserve a large swath of woodland and the area’s tourist economy, officials announced Tuesday.
Exciting to see how carbon markets can help to reforest cities. It will be interesting to see how the economics work out.
WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (Reuters Point Carbon) - California's seventh-largest city may try to bolster its strained budget by maintaining its 393,000-tree urban forest and selling carbon credits to regulated greenhouse gas emitters in the state's...
If there was ever a winter to remind tourism officials that it's dangerous to bank on snow, this is it. At Jay Peak Resort, developer Bill Stenger has already built a water park to give his
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Once again, a reminder that it is "dangerous to bank on snow." Unfortunately, such is our future in Vermont. Development at Burke is good news for a part of Vermont in need of jobs and ammenities. All this activity is on the other side of Conservation Collaboratives' forestland, which we hope to permanently protect.
The devastation that Hurricane Sandy brought to New York City and much of the Northeast -- in lost lives, lost homes and lost business -- brought the stakes of Tuesday’s presidential election into sharp relief.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's largest greenhouse gas emitting businesses paid $10.09 per metric tonne (1.1 ton) for the right to release carbon, raising almost $300 million for the cash-strapped...