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September 22, 2017
Leaves turning color this early doesn't mean trees are sick. Odd weather this season is playing a major part in the early fall colors. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Good news, bad news for fall: Maples should be healthy, oaks maybe not
September 22, 2017 - 1:32pm
May 12, 2017
Members of the Big Ole Bike Club stand by the bags of garbage they collected along the Central Lakes Trail. (Contributed photo)
Views By the Echo Press: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
May 12, 2017 - 1:37pm
April 7, 2017
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Note: The existing residential property has been removed.
Tree cutting at Brophy Park part of bigger plans
April 7, 2017 - 11:42am
October 12, 2016
Amur maple trees line County Road 38 near the Lake Carlos State Park entrance.  (Photos by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
A color fiesta: Area's top destinations to see the beauty of fall
October 12, 2016 - 3:00am
July 13, 2016
Trees that are leaning unnaturally or that have damaged roots should be removed.  (Contributed photos)
DNR offers advice for dealing with storm-damaged trees
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
January 9, 2016
This is an example of bad pruning because the bark was ripped. (Contributed photo)
Winter is ideal time to prune trees
January 9, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 25, 2015
Sarah Reif, Runestone Museum board member, decorates a Christmas tree Tuesday in preparation for the first Parade of Trees.  (Amy Chaffins
Decorating under way for first Parade of Trees
November 25, 2015 - 8:13am
November 24, 2015
Help yard trees survive the winter
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 22, 2015
Emerald ash borer larvae kill ash trees by tunneling under the bark and feeding on the part of the tree that moves nutrients. (Contributed photo)
Stingless wasps used to battle emerald ash borers
November 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
October 30, 2015
Contributed photo.
Photo of the Week: Fall colors at Lake Carlos State Park
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
August 20, 2013
Why are ash trees producing so many seeds this year?
August 20, 2013 - 7:47am
August 12, 2013
Uptick in conifer mortality is drought-related
August 12, 2013 - 10:16am
July 17, 2013
Caring for your storm-damaged trees
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 7, 2013
Help forests: Join Arbor Day Foundation
July 7, 2013 - 9:19am
May 10, 2013
Arbor Day foundation offers tree-care booklet
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am