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Methane Making An Appearance In Pa. Water Supplies

Water wells and streams in Leroy Township, Pa., have been bubbling up with methane gas in the past few months. The state's Department of Environmental Protection blames nearby natural gas fracking operations. A local well operator has installed water filters for residents and says the problem has been fixed.

Watching Over The Ocean In Kailua, Hawaii

Hui o Ko'olaupoko works with landowners in Windward Oahu to improve and conserve threatened land and to restore the watershed.
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Virginia Seeking Help Collecting Acorns

In an effort to preserve native trees, the Virginia Department of Forestry is asking residents for help in collecting acorns and seeds.

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Virginia Launches News Pesticides Website

Virginia has launched a website to assist homeowners, gardeners and others on the safe use of pesticides.


'Torture Lab' Kills Trees To Learn How To Save Them

Just how do trees die? It seems like a simple question, but the answer still eludes scientists. And understanding forest ecology is increasingly important as the effects of climate change begin to take root.

Replanting Trees In New Orleans, La.

Hike For KaTREEna is dedicated to reforesting the city and have helped to plant 13,400 trees since 2006.