oak trees topic page

10:44 am on Friday September 3, 2010

Are Beaufort County's live oaks at risk? (update: squirrels!)

Flickr user smailtronic Update September 3: Still no final answer but a report from WTOC 11 is putting its weight on blaming teething squirrels for the browned leaves. Watch it here. First reporting August 30: We're not quite sure if there's an...
11:23 am on Wednesday November 18, 2009

Calhoun Street is getting green(ery)

Image by Flickr user ZevotronImage by 20091118-trees.jpg Charleston Trees, a committee of the Charleston Horticultural Society, plans to plant 100 new live oaks along Calhoun Street from the Ashley to the Cooper River.
1:43 pm on Saturday May 2, 2009

Massive James Island oak splits; Owner determined to save it

The Post and Courier writes that a massive oak is splitting, but its owner remains resolute to save it -- despite a multi-thousand dollar price tag. Hop on over to their Web site to read about this tree in James Island's Riverland Terrace community.
11:11 am on Friday April 17, 2009

Developers scale back Angel Oak Village; debate continues

Despite considerable scaling back of development plans, resistance to the proposed Angel Oak Development remains staunch. Hop on over to The Post and Courier for the latest. Also of note is that the man who owned the Angel Oak for 25 years has made...
6:27 am on Friday April 10, 2009

City board shows concern over proposed Angel Oak development

A city board was hardly excited over proposed plans for a proposed development near the prized Angel Oak tree. Read more stories on this subject in our Angel Oak topic page.The Post and Courier was at Thursday's meeting and reports the Commercial...
4:50 am on Thursday April 9, 2009

City board holding informative meeting on Angel Oak Village

Charleston's Commercial Corridor Design Review Board is holding an information-only meeting on the hotly contested Angel Oak Village development proposed for Johns Island.  The meeting is at the Third Floor Meeting Room at 75 Calhoun Street on ...
4:09 am on Sunday February 1, 2009

A case for responsible development on Johns Island

Last week the City of Charleston's Commercial Corridor Design Review Board voted to block the controversial Angel Oak Village development for not fitting in with the area or the plan for the area. Read more stories on this subject in our Johns...
7:34 pm on Thursday October 2, 2008

Grand oaks will get the ax

Charleston's Board of Zoning Appeals is allowing 24 grand oak trees to be cut down near the Angel Oak so a the Angel Oak Village development can move forward. [gmap markers=blue::32.718843648917,-80.08097648620605 |zoom=13 |center=32.72245418561667...
9:26 am on Tuesday September 30, 2008

Many grand oaks face the ax

Image by Flickr user Keep My Day JobImage by 20080930angeloak.jpg Update October 2: The developers will be allowed to chop down the trees. Read more. Original story: Many environmentalists and Johns Islanders are irate over a plan to remove dozens...
4:09 pm on Sunday August 31, 2008

Johns Island express road inches forward

Image by flickr user ZevotroImage by 20080617expressway.jpg A proposed road project could help save tranquil woods on Johns Island, while simultaneously clear-cutting others. Charleston County has gathered 1,274 responses from the public on what to...