GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — Yoda, a 7-foot-tall Douglas fir on the lava flows south of Grants, died this summer at the age of 650 or so. An icon for…
8 Sep 2014, 12:28 pm | click here to view more
Yoda is no more.
4 Sep 2014, 9:39 am | click here to view more
A Douglas fir in New Mexico that survived a megadrought in the 16th century couldn’t weather the current extreme climate in the parched Southwest.
4 Sep 2014, 9:37 pm | click here to view more
A Douglas squirrel in a Douglas fir tree. Trees are an essential habitat for many of Whidbey’s bird species and the Douglas fir is one of the most important components of the local forests.
4 Sep 2014, 1:59 pm | click here to view more
As part of the ‘Welcome Home Series’ by Timber Home Living Magazine, the Olsen family’s design/build process with New Energy Works Timberframers is being featured throughout four issues. (PRWeb September 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12201855.htm
30 Sep 2014, 5:15 am | click here to view more
Pacific Forestry Centre grounds and greenhouse keeper Erich Moerman stands with a freshly planted 14-year-old Douglas fir, which he had been keeping at home since the tree was a sapling. Moerman was on hand to celebrate National Tree Day on Wednesday at the centre.
29 Sep 2014, 4:19 pm | click here to view more
Elk Falls is on the Campbell River, second biggest drainage on Vancouver Island, so it can be a gusher during the right season. Besides the waterfall, the park is home to some of the best old-growth Douglas fir and Western red cedar trees on the island.
28 Sep 2014, 9:17 am | click here to view more
My column this morning, an obituary of sorts for an old New Mexico Douglas fir named “Yoda”, was a chance... more »
2 Sep 2014, 2:20 pm | click here to view more
650-year-old Douglas fir at El Malpais National Monument found dead
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The main evergreen and aspen tree species making up Rocky Mountain forests are dwindling and likely will die out dramatically by 2060, according to a report by science advocacy groups.
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