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Trees

Dogwood Alliance holds festival to raise awareness of deforestation

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The Dogwood Alliance held a Forest Festival at Hugh MacRae Park today to call people to action to help save North Carolina forests. Full story...
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Residents upset over Duke Energy's tree trimming

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videoTheir trees aren't going down without a fight. That's what residents of Live Oak Drive in Wrightsville Beach are saying to Duke Energy. Full story...
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NCDOT removes 200-year-old tree

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videoNorth Carolina Department of Transportation crews began taking down a 200 year old tree on the corner of Market St. and Cinema Dr. this afternoon as part of the Kerr Ave. project. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Damaged road fixed after report

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videoWe told you last night about Trucking Lane in Brunswick county that was damaged by Duke Energy. As promised, Duke Energy sent out contractors Thursday to fix the road. Full story...
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Airlie Gardens needs volunteers for 'Tree Mob'

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Airlie Gardens is creating Wilmington's first ever tree mob. Over the years, storms have taken a toll on their tree canopy and there are now some spots that need filling in. Just last year, during a minor storm, Airlie lost five trees. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: The Boundary Oak

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video Right on the grounds of St. Mary's school, one of Wilmington's oldest citizens is still going strong. The Boundary Oak as it's known has a very special meaning, hearkening to a quainter Wilmington of the past. Full story...
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Christmas tree lots open and ready for business in Cape Fear

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videoChristmas time is upon us now that Thanksgiving is nearly over. For many people, that starts with buying a tree. At the Optimist Club's tree lot at the Kmart in Wilmington on Thursday, volunteers said they had a few families come by and sold about 10 trees. They said the sales really pick up in the two days after Thanksgiving. Full story...
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TreeFest kicks off Friday in Wilmington

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video TreeFest sponsors invite you to pick up a combination of trees and grass seedlings from Independence Mall to spruce up your yard. Full story...
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Despite protests, old oak tree cut down

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Many locals are upset because a beloved tree is now gone. The large oak on the corner of Greenville Avenue and Oleander Drive had to be removed today because half of it was dead. Crews say the tree split in half when they cut it revealing a rotten core. Full story...
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Judge takes no action on new NC billboard rules

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A judge says it's too early to step into a dispute over new rules allowing billboard companies to cut down more trees around their North Carolina signs. Full story...
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