Stories tagged with: Trees

December 30, 2013 - 7:05pm
30 weeks 1 day ago

The annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program is already in full swing ...Don't miss your chance to give your tree a new life.

The City of Zanesville is partnering with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to establish seven tree drop off stations throughout Muskingum County.

"These trees will be collected by ODNR staff throughout the next month and eventually these trees will be used in the spring for fish habitat at Burr-Oak Lake, " said Superintendent of Cemeteries...

July 19, 2012 - 6:05pm
2 years 1 week ago

Trees purchased at Zanesville High School will go to help the newest alumni.

Thursday in the courtyard at ZHS plaques were unveiled in front of 15 trees purchased by former graduating classes.

The proceeds go toward the Zanesville Alumni Association scholarship fund. This year $1,000 scholarships were awarded to three graduates of the class of 2012- Caitlin Coulson, Payton Norris and Justine Stewart.

The group is hoping to complete a second phase of tree sales this...

November 29, 2010 - 8:24pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

Following the festivities of Miracle on Main Street will be the annual Festival of Trees.

More than 200 trees and other holiday decorations will on display and for sale at the Muskingum County Welcome Center. All proceeds from the event are donated to the Chamber of Commerce.

"The Chamber of Commerce works with the Port Authority and the city and the county on economic development and our members know that, and our contributors to the Festival of Trees know that, and so they...

November 10, 2010 - 6:44pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

Ohio Christmas tree growers are trying to spread some holiday cheer overseas.

300 trees form the Buckeye State will be sent to Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar, and Kuwait for Operation Evergreen. There are some restrictions though. The trees need to be a certain size to fit into a 12 X 12 X 84 inch box.

"They fold up nice in a box. In other words, they're not stuff so the branches fold in. They don't beak off. Then they'll be nice when they get them," says Bob Daniels, owner...

August 10, 2010 - 5:26pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

If you take a look outside, you'll notice many trees across Southeastern Ohio have web-like nests on their branches.

There's been a return of the fall webworm this year. Climatic conditions and an emergence of the insect every couple of years is being blamed for the increase. They tend to congregate more in hickory, walnut, and wild cherry trees.

"Although the appearance looks pretty bad, the damage is more cosmetic than anything significant. Typically, they don't cause the...

April 11, 2010 - 3:41pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

Ohio holds the title of "Tree City" USA State for the 29th time, thanks to many environmentally-bound planters.

249 communities have participated, putting about 40 thousand trees in the ground, upkeeping plants, and landscaping.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says people have seen increased benefits from this planting, such as more absorption of storm water and not as much noise.

The "Tree City" program began back in 1976.

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