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Caltrans Marking, Removing Dead Trees Along State Highways

August 22, 2017 | Steve Milne

Caltrans is worried about the possibility of dead trees falling onto some California highways. The agency has already removed 107,000 trees. Now the agency is getting ready to remove another 54,000 trees, including some on private land.

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Many Burned Trees From 2015 Butte Fire Still Await Removal

August 1, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Calaveras County has removed thousands of trees burned by the 2015 Butte Fire. But thousands remain on public or private property.

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Experts Explain The Reason Why Some Trees Are Worse For Allergies Than Others

April 25, 2017 | Randol White

All Things Considered Anchor Randol White guest hosts today in his segment explaining why certain trees are worse for allergies than others.

State Agencies Provide Technical, Financial Assistance In Replacing Dead Trees

April 11, 2017 | Sally Schilling

In response to a massive tree die-off in the Sierra, private landowners are getting help planting new trees and getting rid of the dead ones.

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Tree-Killing Pathogen In California Can't Be Stopped

May 3, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new study shows sudden oak death in California is unstoppable.

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Roseville Electric Offers Free Tree Advice

April 1, 2016 | Steve Milne

Starting Friday, people who live in Roseville will be able to schedule a free appointment with a tree expert. Roseville Electric Utility is offering the consultations to customers worried about their shade trees surviving the drought.

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Permits On Sale To Cut Christmas Trees At Lake Tahoe

November 12, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Permits to cut Christmas trees go on sale soon in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

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Drought And Beetle Infestation Killing California Forests

August 31, 2015 | Amy Quinton

California's drought is having a devastating effect on its forests. Recent aerial surveys show 20 million dead trees so far. And the drought has a partner in crime -- the pine beetle.

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Dead and Dying Trees From Drought Pose Danger

August 20, 2015 | Amy Quinton

Cal Fire and PG&E are warning homeowners about the risks posed by dead and dying trees.

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