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Emotional End for 100-Foot-Tall 'Guardian' Maple

New Hampshire sugar maple said to be one of the largest in US is taken down due to safety concerns

(Newser) - A sugar maple tree that has watched over a New Hampshire home for more than 200 years and was one of the largest of its kind in the US is coming down because of safety concerns. As a small crowd looked on Monday, arborist Micum Davis started trimming the crown...

Syrup Thieves Tapping Maple Trees in Maine

Small-time operators stealing sap

(Newser) - Remember last year's great maple syrup heist in Canada, the one in which a mind-boggling $20 million worth of syrup got stolen? A smaller-scale heist is now taking place across Maine, one tree at a time, reports the Montreal Gazette . Private landowners in remote parts of the state are...

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