A photo taken in 2005 shows the Hawai'i Island rainforest before it succumbed to Rapid 'ōhi'a Death. J.B. Friday/University of Hawai'i/J.B. Friday/University of Hawai'i hide caption

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Rapid 'Ōhi'a Death: The Disease That's Killing Native Hawaiian Trees
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This is the tallest known American chestnut tree in North America, clocking in at precisely 115 feet. It's an exciting find for those seeking to eventually restore the tree to its previous habitat. Susan Sharon/MPBN hide caption

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In The Maine Woods, A Towering Giant Could Help Save Chestnuts
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To: MelbourneElm22; Subject: My Dog Peed On You Today; Body: (◕︵◕)
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A morning's berry harvest from West Philadelphia's Ogden Orchard includes raspberries, gooseberries, currants, goumis and mulberries. Courtesy of Philadelphia Orchard Project hide caption

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Callery pear trees in Pittsburgh. The smell of the invasive trees has been compared to rotting fish and other stinky things. Luke H. Gordon/Flickr hide caption

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What's That Smell? The Beautiful Tree That's Causing Quite A Stink
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Marcello Mazzucchi, a retired forest ranger, stands in the Fiemme Valley in the Italian Alps. Renaissance luthiers such as Antonio Stradivari came here to handpick trees that would be crafted into the world's finest instruments. Graziano Panfili for NPR hide caption

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In The Italian Alps, Stradivari's Trees Live On
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Maria Benech of the U.S. Forest Service surveys a severely burned patch of forest. Almost 40 percent of the burned area looks similar. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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One Year After Calif. Rim Fire, Debate Simmers Over Forest Recovery
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Visitors have flocked to the Angel Oak tree just outside Charleston, S.C., for generations. A local group has until late November to raise funds to buy a parcel of land that they say is needed to protect the live oak from development. Randall Hill/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Guerrilla grafter Tara Hui grafts a fruiting pear branch onto an ornamental fruit tree in the San Francisco Bay Area. She doesn't want the location known because the grafting is illegal. Lonny Shavelson for NPR hide caption

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Guerrilla Grafters Bring Forbidden Fruit Back To City Trees
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Damage done to these Norway spruce trees has been blamed on contact with Imprelis. DuPont is pulling the herbicide. Penn State Extension hide caption

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