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Plows struggle to keep up with snow

This Douglas fir narrowly missed the Clark residence on South Nucleus when heavy snow toppled the tree. The corner of the home had minor damage. The Clarks said a neighbor called to say the tree was leaning, and they watched as it slowly broke and rested in their front yard.

7 Jan 2015, 1:29 pm | click here to view more

Agreement reached to acquire 175 acres in Grovers Creek watershed

The property will be part of the new 270-acre Grovers Creek Preserve and is across the road from the recently expanded 800-acre North Kitsap Heritage Park. This will be the third acquisition in the Kitsap Forest and Bay Project, a community-driven initiative to secure miles of trails connecting to a cross-state trail system and to protect thousands of acres of forests, wetlands and shoreline for ...

28 Jan 2015, 9:43 am | click here to view more

Holmby Hills estate with a beauty parlor tops week's sales

A pocket listing in Holmby Hills, a pair of Beverly Hills estates and celebrity-approved spread in Malibu were among the most expensive sales in the greater Los Angeles area this last week.

28 Jan 2015, 1:09 pm | click here to view more

OSU forestry lecture series to focus on Douglas fir

This year’s Starker Lecture Series, hosted by the Oregon State University College of Forestry, focuses on the Northwest’s most-iconic tree — the Douglas fir.

27 Jan 2015, 10:30 pm | click here to view more

Western Pa. farm markets keep customers coming when nothing’s growing

For most of the year, farm markets have no problem attracting customers. Pots of brightly colored annuals, ears of corn and red tomatoes fresh from ...

26 Jan 2015, 8:37 pm | click here to view more

Fight on to halt rapid march of the wildings

Almost 50 years after he helped plant contorta pines to control erosion, retired forestry scientist Nick Ledgard is back in the South Island high country leading the battle to cease their alarming spread.

26 Jan 2015, 4:55 pm | click here to view more

Warming climate likely will change the composition of northern forests, study shows

Visitors to northern forests in coming decades probably will look a very different set of trees as the climate warms, a new University of Minnesota study shows.

20 Jan 2015, 12:56 pm | click here to view more

2015 IBS Product News: JELD-WEN Launches Siteline(R) Wood & Clad-Wood Window and Patio Door Line

JELD-WEN's new Siteline® wood and clad-wood window and patio door line combines the latest in high-performance engineering with architecturally enriched designs. Available in April 2015, Siteline is JELD-WEN's ...

20 Jan 2015, 11:22 am | click here to view more

Boy Scout builds pavilion, tables as part of Eagle rank

A church youth leader and soon-to-be Eagle Scout has turned $6,000 worth of high-quality lumber into a pavilion and place for fellowship.

13 Jan 2015, 3:35 pm | click here to view more

Ants Are So Passé, You Need a Termite Farm On Your Desk

Is there any better way to relax than being reminded of your species' dominance on this planet while watching a bunch of bugs trapped in a clear plastic enclosure? Not likely. But ant farms are so yesterday, what you need is your possess personal termite farm, and that's exactly what the Termitat delivers—complete with a slice of Douglas Fir to keep them fed for up to two years. Read more...

1 Jan 2015, 1:12 pm | click here to view more