Trees

Vandalism at Auburn’s Overlook Park

(Journal Staff Photo) Gordy Ainsleigh, an Auburn Recreation District board member, moves vandalized tree branches from Overlook Park in Auburn. The branches on two catalpa tre ...

Ask the Master Gardener: Tree preservation is important in a drought

Question: I read the Auburn Journal garden article (Feb. 27) about keeping trees healthy in a drought. I learned how important retaining tree shade was to a healthy soil. And mulch ...

Stress relief: Keeping trees healthy in a drought

How will trees fare in the drought? It depends on how they were established, according to Gordon Mann, a consulting arborist and urban forester who owns Mann Made Resources in Au ...

Normal water flows returning to Nevada Irrigation District canals

Nevada Irrigation District canal water customers are back in water following repairs to the wind-damaged South Yuba Canal in Bear Valley east of Nevada City. District Water Operat ...

Reader Input: Tree-carpeted village beckons

Judy and Larry Alberts, your letter published Friday, Oct. 18 was so very exquisitely, positively written toward capturing Auburn’s delightful charm (“An Auburn night o ...

Sierra lake’s submerged trees unlock keys to past, future mega droughts

  John Kleppe’s curiosity coupled with a love for fishing led to an underwater discovery in a Sierra lake that continues to help us know more about a lengthy drought in ...

Auburn family bids farewell to 70-year-old redwood

  About 70 years old, 120 feet tall and four feet in diameter, the redwood next to the McNee’s residence on Cora Lane in Old Town Auburn was a family tree in the truest ...

Investment in tree care will return big benefits

Tree expert Gordon Mann has some advice for homeowners: Don’t wait until the first big storm to learn that your trees have problems. Mann, a Meadow Vista resident and owner of M ...

Ask the Master Gardener: Stake trees only when necessary

Question: I just planted a new tree and want to know the best way to stake it. Answer: It’s important to know that not all newly planted trees need to be staked. In fact, improp ...