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Tree Planting Branches Across the Country

Trees will be planted in every state capitol in all 50 states today. The non-profit group, the National Tree Trust, is organizing the coordinated planting. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Tamar Charney reports.  Go to full article

Autumn Leaves: Landscaping in the Fall, part 2

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about autumn landscaping. Shubbery and berries come into their own this time of year. And comments from a listener.  Go to full article

Region's Champion Tree Cloned for 9/11 Tribute

Tomorrow, nine trees will be planted at the Pentagon as a memorial to the victims of September 11th. The trees are clones of the nation's largest red ash. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Tamar Charney reports.  Go to full article

Forests in the Age of Global Warming

Scientists are growing trees in a Northern Wisconsin forest, in a bath of greenhouse gasses. There's a theory that forests can help limit the predicted increase in world temperatures from global warming, and its dire consequences. But early results suggest that Great Lakes forests might struggle to survive the century; doing little to help the survival of the planet. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Bob Kelleher has more.  Go to full article

Environmentalists Praise Bill That Would Increase Penalty for Stealing Trees

The Adirondack Council is praising a bill that would increase the penalty for stealing trees from the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves. Todd Moe reports.  Go to full article

A Slow, Cold Start to the Growing Season

Below normal temperatures and late frost could stunt the growth of some North Country crops. And recent heavy rains are halting work in the fields. The relatively mild winter and summer-like temperatures in April did give the growing season a heads-up, but as Jody Tosti reports, the more a bud grows the more it's susceptible to damage.  Go to full article

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