Crime of Tree Poaching Increasing

Sep 25, 2021 at 07:06 am by WGNS

With the rising costs of lumber, the crime of tree poaching is increasing. A Pikeville man has pleaded guilty to stealing timber from Bledsoe State Forest.In Ju.... Read More

Grant Award to Stimulate Tennessee Wood Products Success Internationally

Aug 03, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Funds to research exports of Tennessee’s hardwood will benefit the wood products industry statewide and strengthen international markets. The Tennessee Department of Agr.... Read More

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week May 23 - 29

May 25, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week is May 23-29, 2021 and it’s a great time for citizens to familiarize themselves with the signs of infestation and learn how to protect a.... Read More

Timber Theft Cases Reported Across Tennessee

Apr 14, 2021 at 10:17 am by WGNS

Rising timber prices and the value of individual species have enticed thieves to steal timber across Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) urges forest land.... Read More

Largest Community Tree-Planting Event in America Set for March 20

Mar 11, 2021 at 02:11 pm by WGNS

In what organizers believe is the largest community tree planting event in America, thousands of volunteers have registered to plant more than 50,000 native trees including ev.... Read More

Thousands of Tennessee Residents Aim to Plant Native Trees on March 20th

Jan 15, 2021 at 11:11 am by WGNS

Tennessee residents are invited to beautify their properties and their communities by planting trees on “Tennessee Tree Day,” March 20, 2021. The effort is organiz.... Read More

Trees of Hope: You can be the reason someone has hope this holiday season

Dec 07, 2020 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Trees of Hope, the newest spin on an Angel Tree, are now spread across town. These 2ft tall, mini Christmas Trees showcase purple and teal orn.... Read More

Real Christmas trees can become dangerous projectiles if not properly secured

Nov 30, 2020 at 07:12 am by WGNS

This year, more than ever, families are likely eager to bring some holiday cheer to their lives. This could mean shopping (and doing so early) for a real Christmas tree. Howev.... Read More