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2014/04/24 22:58
2014/04/24 22:58
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One of the most scenic parts of the Dogwood Festival was on display Thursday. The Dogwood Garden Club hosted a flower show Thursday afternoon at the Virginia Department of Forestry building in...
2014/04/24 22:58
2014/04/24 22:58
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2014/04/23 10:09
2014/04/23 10:09
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NORFOLK -- The Virginia Department of Forestry says the fire danger rating is at high, meaning fires can start easily from most causes. Warm temperatures, low relative humidity and strong winds...
2014/04/23 07:40
2014/04/23 07:40
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Department of Forestry has issued a fire weather watch for the entire state. The advisory issued Wednesday signals an increased threat of wildfires. Forestry...
2014/04/21 22:57
2014/04/21 22:57
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GRUNDY, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Department of Forestry says six significant wildfires are threatening at least 60 structures in western Virginia. Officials said Monday that the fires continue to...
2014/04/21 21:28
2014/04/21 21:28
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You might say the weather is just perfect, high temperatures and low humidity. But that's also the perfect conditions for wildfires. On Monday the Virginia Department of Forestry was working its 6th...
2014/04/21 06:59
2014/04/21 06:59
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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) - Nearly 40 trees have been planted along a road to serve as an entrance gateway for Chesapeake. The trees include the city's official tree, bald cypress, along with holly,...
2014/04/16 02:28
2014/04/16 02:28
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A former volunteer firefighter in Southwest Virginia is now facing felony arson charges. The Virginia Department of Forestry charged 19-year-old Shane Rife with starting the 375-acre airport mountain...
2014/04/14 22:28
2014/04/14 22:28
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For some people in Smyth County, Virginia, the wet weather is a sign of relief after a forest fire continues to grow. The smoke continues to rise over the mountain in Saltville, Virginia. For some...
2014/04/14 17:28
2014/04/14 17:28
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Firefighters are still battling flames in Saltville, Virginia. Virginia Department of Forestry crews are out working and checking fire lines. Officials with the Department of Forestry say the fire...
2014/04/11 21:56
2014/04/11 21:56
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Cankerworms, or "inch worms," are expected to make a comeback to the Richmond area for the third year in a row - and that could mean heavy damage to local trees. "I would say they defoliated...
2014/03/25 14:17
2014/03/25 14:17
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- The Virginia Department of Forestry has awarded $108,000 in grants to 24 local governments and citizen groups for tree-planting programs. The grants for the Virginia Trees for...
2014/03/23 03:59
2014/03/23 03:59
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Bedford Co., VA-- The Virginia Department of Forestry says a brush fire in Bedford County has been fully contained and extinguished. The fire scorched nearly 20 acres of land off Cifax Road in Forest...
2014/04/24 22:58
2014/04/24 22:58
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