Detroit Edison Announces Tree Trimming Schedule

Detroit Edison tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months, removing fallen limbs and cutting back branches.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

Is it spring planting you most look forward to, walking outside, leaving the coat at home — or something else?


The Aspen FACE test site in Wisconsin

MTU: Trees Finding The Nitrogen They Need Even When CO2 Is Supersized

A 10-year study that intentionally exposed trees to higher levels of carbon dioxide and ozone found that the trees managed to scrounge enough nitrogen to use the additional CO2 — without causing nitrogen levels in the soil to fall. Instead, leaf litter and other organic matter decomposed more quickly, making more nitrogen available.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2012

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Hundreds Of Michigan Trees Sent To Troops

A Christmas tree farm northwest of Kalamazoo shipped out 700 trees on Monday as part of a national campaign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2011

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Biden’s Christmas Trees Headed To DC From Gobles

Vice President Joe Biden’s Michigan-grown Christmas trees are on their way to the nation’s capital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011

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From Green to Yellow: The Transformation of Leaves

As you take that fall foliage tour in northern Michigan or simply rake leaves in your yard, start a family discussion about why the leaves change from green to red, yellow and orange.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011

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Hantz Farms Project In Detroit To Include Trees

A company that wants to put vacant Detroit land to use for farming said its plans for commercial agriculture could begin by planting about 1,000 trees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011

Cider Mill Faces Fines For Xmas Tree Sales

Selling Christmas trees may cost an Oakland Township cider mill owner $7,500 in fines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2011

Man Killed By Falling Branch

Friday’s  high winds brought down a rotted tree, killing a west side Detroit man.


Power Still Out For 3K

About 3,000 DTE customers were without power Friday morning, following surprise storms that brought heavy rain and high winds to parts of Metro Detroit Thursday afternoon.