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Baltimore County selling big trees

Baltimore County’s Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability is hosting its 10th biannual Big Trees Sale to encourage homeowners to plant trees in their yards. This year’s sale will take place on Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...

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How much is too much for utilities to trim?

As Hurricane Sandy pummels the Atlantic Seaboard, high winds have toppled trees and taken power lines with them. In the wake of previous severe storms, power providers have targeted trees in their efforts to keep the lights on. However, conservation ...

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Rockville treetop adventure business gets off the ground

Dan D'Agostino and his wife Jenny, the owners of the Go Ape treetop adventure course in Rockville, live life adventurously. The small business-owners formed a partnership with the U.K.-based company to bring it over to the U.S. Now, in its second season, with hundreds of participants every week, it seems to be off to a good start.

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Chesapeake Conservation Corps celebrates 1st year

ANNAPOLIS — Members of the new Chesapeake Conservation Corps planted trees in Annapolis to celebrate their first year. The corps pairs young adults with watershed organizations, local governments and other community-based organizations where the volunteers get hands-on environmental, leadership and ...

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