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Power companies offer free trees

Pepco and BGE are offering their customers free trees and advice on where to plant them.

Saturday - 04/27/2013, 11:26am EDT

Tags: max smith, pepco, bge

Potomac Nationals plant trees for broken bats

The Potomac Nationals and the U.S. Forest Service are planting 187 trees in Fairfax.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 07:53pm EDT

Tags: Potomac Nationals, U.S. Forest Service, Woodbridge, Va.

District plants trees to combat crime

The District may be using trees as crime fighting tools. D.C. is planting more trees this year than in any other year in recent history.

Saturday - 10/20/2012, 09:13am EDT

Tags: mark segraves,

Pepco giving away two free trees

Pepco is offering two free trees to customers in an effort to help residents conserve energy and reduce electricity bills.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 05:33pm EDT

Tags: pepco, energy conservation

Garden Plot: The best trees, the worst trees

Not all trees are created equal. WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath tells you which are which and answers your gardening questions.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 07:16am EDT

Tags: casey trees, mike mcgrath, Garden Plot,

How dog urine can kill city trees

The next time a dog is tugging on its leash, headed for a solid-looking pine to "water," WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath says that small territorial claim could kill the tree.

Monday - 09/17/2012, 04:12pm EDT

Tags: dog urine, mike mcgrath,

Utility to cut down trees in Md. town

BGE will cut down 31 trees, mostly along Main Street, in Hampstead. Town Manager Bradley Plante said at a town council meeting Tuesday that the utility is cutting down the trees so they don't fall on wires during storms.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 10:09pm EDT

Tags: Carroll County, bge

Damaged trees still pose threat to D.C. neighborhoods

As stormy weather remains in the region's forecast, the good news is that it won't be nearly as severe as Friday's storm -- but it does mean more trees could fall.

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 09:04am EDT

Tags: storms,

Taking on tree problems

Recent rainstorms and windstorms have caused fallen trees, broken tree limbs and damage to fences, houses and cars. Here's some information that can help you prevent such problems.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 05:55pm EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, Call for Action,

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