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Carroll County Board Giving Away Tree Bundles

Want to plant your own mini-forest? The Carroll County Forest Conservancy District Board can help.

03/05/2012

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Officials: Baltimore Is Losing Trees At Alarming Rate

It appears most areas are losing trees and Baltimore is no exception. Annually, major cities are reporting nearly four million trees lost.

03/04/2012

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Dead Trees From Hurricane Irene Could Lead To Wildfires This Spring

If you think winter was mild, spring could threaten to heat the state up with wildfires.

03/01/2012

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Baltimore Reminds Residents To Recycle Trees

As the Christmas season winds down, the Department of Public Works is reminding Baltimore residents to recycle gift wrapping paper and Christmas trees.

12/29/2011

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Best Holiday Lights And Where To Go Out After

When there’s snow on the ground and presents under the tree, there’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to see a dazzling display of angels, wreathes, elves and candy canes in one of the area’s light shows. Some shows are in town, others in the suburbs and others are at the beach. We’ve listed some of the most notable ones, along with tips on where to grab a drink or dinner nearby.

12/08/2011

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The Christmas Farm In Harford County

This farm near the Pennsylvania line was known for its real reindeer. Now, visit Santa and ride a train, while picking out your Christmas tree.

12/05/2011

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Montgomery County Looking To Cut Runoff From Parks

Montgomery County officials say they are taking steps to cut the amount of stormwater that runs off county parks, carrying pollution into waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.

12/01/2011

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Baltimore Residents May Have To Pay To Replant Trees Felled For Grand Prix

Another unpaid bill for the Baltimore Grand Prix and city residents could end up writing the check.

11/11/2011

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Energy Saver Tip: Planting Trees Keeps Neighborhoods Cooler

A well-placed tree can save up to 25 percent of the energy a typical household uses.

10/24/2011

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Record Rainfall Causing Bug Infestations And Trees To Topple

Bizarre mushrooms, an invasion of pests and even more downed trees. Experts dealing with each of those all say the same thing– blame it on the rain.

09/29/2011

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Tree Removal Bill Introduced In Baltimore Council

A bill has been introduced by Baltimore City Council members that they say would require proper notification before cutting down trees in the city.

09/20/2011

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Many Roads Closed Or Flooded Because Of Heavy Rain

Firefighters were among those who had to be rescued Wednesday as storms flooded roads, trapping cars in rushing water and filling basements in a region still cleaning up from Hurricane Irene less than two weeks ago.

09/07/2011

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