Since then, more than 1,000 acres of forest have been surveyed annually for signs of infestation, and more than 1,200 infested pine trees
have been removed to help protect Seashore forests.
The Nanzhuang Forest Park centers around a large lake which reflects the surrounding pine trees
from all angles.
These are perfectly healthy, beautiful pine trees
that are a dominant feature in this part of Benllech, and have been for many decades.
Staff and volunteers cut down infested and nearby surrounding pine trees
to reduce southern pine beetle populations and prevent them from spreading further into Long Island forests.
He called on citizens to support farmers and purchase local pine trees
rather than ones imported from China.
FROM PINE TREES
TO VEGGIES - A patch of land at the foot of Mount Pulag in Bokod, Benguet, has been cleared of pine trees
to give way to vegetable gardens, a scenario which, along withcontinuous illegal logging, has alarmed local authorities.
BAGUIO -- The giant Norfolk pine tree
at the heart of the central business district here, which always served as Baguio's genuine Christmas tree, is getting a rest this yuletide season.
I want to see the beautiful beach and great pine trees
again like they used to be," said Kikuta, whose husband is still missing.
They were surprised to find them high in the pine trees
that cover a section of the garden.
In the period between March and April they abandon the pine trees
to nest in the ground as chrysalis," said Aristos Ioannou, Director of the Forestry Department.
belong in a special group of plants known as evergreens plants that keep green leaves all year long.
In the mid-1990's, Aaron Liston of Oregon State University in Corvallis was studying the evolutionary history of pine trees
and managed to sequence a long stretch of DNA from pine needles.