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Link found between emerald ash borer and deaths

The emerald ash borer is a prolific tree killer, but researchers suggest the beetle also may have a link to premature deaths in humans.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 12:26pm EDT

Tags: Geoffrey Donovan, andrew mollenbeck, emerald ash borer, bugs, U.S. Forest Service, heart disease, respiratory illness

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, trees, Woodbridge, Va.

Firefighters continue battle against Va. forest fires

Two major fires on opposite sides of the Shenandoah Valley continue to burn, and firefighters are working to keep up with the blazes.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Shenandoah Valley

Feds to take Baltimore environmental justice tour

Environmental justice is the focus of a tour in Baltimore by federal and local officials.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 09:02am EDT

Tags: Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Forest Service, environmental justice

New tool helps evaluate Va water, air quality

A new online tool is helping Virginians interested in learning about the effects of changing land use on a particular tract of forest or farm land in Virginia.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 04:34pm EDT

Tags: InFOREST, Virginia Department of Forestry, Dominion Virginia Power, U.S. Forest Service