C. Taiwan recreational area offering NT$10 admission tickets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nantou Forest District Office is offering NT$10 (US$0.33) for admission to the Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area (奧萬大國家森林遊樂區) from July 1 to 5 to celebrate the 2...

Tour scenic attractions in Dongshi, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dongshi District (東勢區) in Taichung City, famous for producing fruits year round due to its climate, is also a nice place to admire fireflies and lotus flowers during summ...

Indian nation destroys own buildings over leadership dispute

A leadership dispute within the Cayuga Indian Nation took a stunning turn over the weekend when nation leader Clint Halftown sent bulldozers to demolish a working daycare center, store, schoolhouse an...

Forest ecologist helps refashion Barbie dolls as scientists

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Nalini Nadkarni was a kid, she’d run home from school, climb into one of the eight maple trees in her parents’ backyard and spend an afternoon there with an apple and a book...

Top secret spots in Taiwan to greet first sunrise of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the countdown to the new year begins, Taiwanese travel blog ReadyGo has created a list of secret locations around Taiwan for welcoming 2020's first sunrise. Star...

Taiwan's Alishan Railway opens group registration for first sunrise of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To ensure a comfortable environment for visitors to enjoy the first sunset of 2020, the Forestry Bureau's Alishan Forest Railway and Cultural Heritage Office (AFRCHO) ...

Red maples lend brilliant color to Dasyueshan landscape in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dongshih Forest District Office encourages the public to admire the red maples of Dasyueshan National Forest Recreation Area before the leaves fall in mid-to-late Dece...

SW Taiwan train tours to Alishan and its maples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For train tours up the mountains to admire the nation's colorful maple tree leaves look no further. Alishan Forest Railway and the Cultural Heritage Office (AFRCHO)...

Enjoy dreamy, red maple leaves at Taipingshan Villa in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The central stairway of Taipingshan Villa (太平山莊) is a dreamy place in northeastern Taiwan from now until Summer as during this time the special maple trees flanking the stairway ...

Sticky fingers: Syrup maker says 140 sap buckets were stolen

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — One Vermont maple syrup maker's season isn't so sweet after 140 of his sap-collecting buckets were stolen from maple trees. Fred Hopkins says the thief or thie...

Squirrels are damaging some maple syrup operations

DANVILLE, Vt. (AP) — Maple syrup producers are contending with a late start to the season in the Northeast and an abundant squirrel population with the critters chomping on plastic sap tubing and spou...

Most awe-inspiring natural wonder in N. Taiwan: Towering red cypress trees on Taoyuan’s Lala Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For those who haven’t decided where to go during the four-day New Year holiday, they are strongly recommended to visit the most awe-inspiring natural wonder in north...

December is best time to enjoy autumn leaves at Wuling Farm in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – December is the best time to enjoy the red leaves of maple trees at Wuling Farm (武陵農場), according to a Forestry Bureau news release on Tuesday. Wuling Farm is located i...

Secret place to enjoy red maple leaves: Dasyueshan in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As it is the late fall and early winter, maple trees in Dasyueshan National Forest Recreation Area (大雪山國家森林遊樂區) have begun to change colors, Taiwan Forestry Bureau said in...

It’s time to enjoy leaves changing colors at Taipei's Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As it’s now December, it’s time to enjoy delightfully colorful deciduous trees, which usually grow in Taiwan’s remote high mountain areas. But if you don...