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Fall color quiz: Match leaf to tree

Fall color quiz: Match leaf to tree

Think you know your trees? Test your knowledge by dragging the leaf icons to the matching photos of trees in their full fall splendor below:

October 13, 2014 4:00 pm
Enbridge building new pipeline, clearing land around current one

Enbridge building new pipeline, clearing land around current one

GRIFFITH | Enbridge Energy Partners LLP is cleaning up after last year's construction of its new Line 6B but continuing a flurry of activity in Northwest Indiana.

June 04, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Emerald ash borer infestation halts permits at Hammond park

Emerald ash borer infestation halts permits at Hammond park

HAMMOND | Picnic permits will not be issued at Hammond's Pulaski Park after crews discovered an infestation of emerald ash borers in the picnic grove there last week.

June 03, 2014 7:38 pm
County clearing trees at Gibson Woods to improve native ecology

County clearing trees at Gibson Woods to improve native ecology

HAMMOND | Crews are clearing trees from Gibson Woods Nature Preserve in Hammond in an effort to boost the native environment there, a county official said.

December 16, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Disney Tree (4)

Disney Tree (4)

Volunteers help decorate the Kenya tree, one of 54, 12-foot trees representing Chicago’s ethnic communities.

December 05, 2013 11:00 am
24th Annual WANISS Festival of the Trees in 2012

24th Annual WANISS Festival of the Trees in 2012

The Women's Association of the Northwest Indiana Symphony 24th Annual Festival of Trees in 2012 showcased a span of holiday trees spanning themes from retro to traditional decorating range framing the atrium at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
Volunteers plant trees at Porter County park

Volunteers plant trees at Porter County park

October 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Excuses aren't solving our problems in Hammond

As evidenced by the enclosures and photos, not a thing has changed in eight years while trying to address problems with trees and now with the condition of 174th Place.

October 03, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo Shade Brigade to plant more trees

VALPARAISO | Get your treehugging/planting clothes on and celebrate National NeighborWoods Month by volunteering to join the city's Shade Brigade at a pair of tree plantings Saturday and Oct. 5.

September 26, 2013 6:18 pm

Goodbye, leafy friend, and thanks for the memories

Joyce Kilmer would be saddened at the by what took place in front of my home yesterday. I know I was.

August 22, 2013 12:00 am

Pruning Storm Damaged Trees

Summer storms may cause serious tree damage. Often you will have to decide whether a tree can be saved or not. Here is a checklist on care of a storm damaged landscape.

July 02, 2013 4:12 pm
Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

A large downed tree in the yard of William and Anne Clements at the corner of Ridge Rd. and Baring Ave. in Munster.

June 25, 2013 6:09 pm
Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

Anne Clements takes a short break Tuesday while she and her husband, William Clements, clean up downed trees in their yard at the corner of Ridge Road and Baring Avenue in Munster. More than 200 trees were knocked down in Munster during Monday night's storms.

June 25, 2013 6:10 pm
Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

A large downed tree at the corner of Baring Avenue obstructs traffic Tuesday on Ridge Road in Munster.

June 25, 2013 6:09 pm
Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

A large downed tree hangs on power lines Tuesday in the yard of William and Anne Clements in Munster. Town officials said it might take up to two weeks to completely clean up debris left after Monday night's storm.

June 25, 2013 6:09 pm
New trail and learning center open at National Lakeshore

New trail and learning center open at National Lakeshore

GARY | John Lawicki, of Portage, is helping his late father's love of the Indiana Dunes grow and spread to future generations.

April 27, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Valpo Tree City USA honor made in the shade

VALPARAISO | For several years the city has earned the Tree City USA designation from the state's Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry, but in 2012 it went one step farther.

April 22, 2013 12:00 am Related

Saplings from Anne Frank's tree take root in US

Saplings from the chestnut tree that stood as a symbol of hope for Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis for two years in Amsterdam are being distributed to 11 locations in the United States as part of a project that aims to preserve her legacy and promote tolerance.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am

Celebrate the new year with 10 flowering trees

Residents of Indiana can ring in the New Year with 10  flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January, 2013.

December 31, 2012 12:00 am

Favorite trees at Valparaiso park are being slaughtered

Who are the people chopping down the trees at Bicentennial Park on Meridian and Burlington Beach Road? Nine shade trees have been chopped down on the east side of the park.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
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