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
Up close, the grayish, topsy-turvy surface of Colorado's largest recorded rock avalanche yields tiny surprises that hint at the land as it was before: snail shells, Douglas fir cones, charcoaled wood, nubs of aspen shoots and intermittent clods of wealthy, brown topsoil.
5 Sep 2014, 4:37 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.
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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
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
2 Sep 2014, 1:06 am | click here to view more
Vic Remmers plans to tear down a home on Northeast 35th Avenue -- and possibly a tree. He plans to build two homes in their place.
2 Sep 2014, 10:46 am | click here to view more
Chiara D’Angelo ended her protest against a new shopping middle on Bainbridge Island from atop a Douglas fir tree Tuesday night and came down from the 70-foot-high perch that had been her home for two days.
19 Aug 2014, 10:34 pm | click here to view more
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.
10 Sep 2014, 12:37 pm | click here to view more