"Old dogs may have a hard time learning new tricks -- but it doesn't seem to be a problem for a group of endangered trees from Canada, some of which are around 1,500 years old. In 2009, so many of Alberta's mountainous five-needle pines were killed by beetles and fungi that they became listed as…Continue
Added by Don Richardson on January 19, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments
"California’s majestic oak trees have been felled by the hundreds of thousands by a disease first reported in 1995 and dubbed 'sudden oak death'” To get a broader perspective on the disease, UC Berkeley scientists have developed a Smartphone app for hikers and other nature lovers to report trees they find that have succumbed to sudden oak death.
While out in a park or forest, iPhone users can…Continue