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January 2017

Butterfield Complex – 1-10-17 On the West side of Butterfield C we will be pruning, and removing, a number of trees.  All of these removals are due to either structure clearance or failing health.  Many of the trees are too close to the building, this creates many risks, including limbs or entire trees falling onto […]

October 2016

CFA – Ash Trees (4) In the main courtyard at the CFA, we have to remove 4 Ash Trees.  These 4 have been in decline for several years.  Recently a large branch fell across the sidewalk, and so 4 Trees will have to be removed.   CFA – Beech Tree This tree, on the North side […]

I know this Blog’s purpose is to inform the community about tree removals but I couldn’t help sharing how much work we have done recently to restore our tree and shrub population.  Please click on the link below to see an image that shows everything we have planted since 2014.  Almost 200 plants!   Tree […]

August/September 2016

August/September 2016 300 High St. – Unfortunately the large Beech tree at 300 High St will have to come down.  The tree is in severe decline and recently lost a large limb above the sidewalk.  There is a lot of deadwood in the tree and the proximity to the building and the sidewalk is concerning. […]

Solar Array Installation 2016

Starting in the Spring of 2016, Wesleyan will be installing a solar field south of the Cady Building on Long Lane.  In order to install the solar field, and maximize its functionality, approximately 35 trees will have to be removed.  As you can tell from the photos below, many of the trees are already in […]

December 2015

300 High St. – Cedar This tree was split almost to the ground and had to be removed for safety reasons.   269 High St – Maple This tree showed severe rot on the side closest to the house.  Over its life the tree had lost many limbs and its main leader.  Most of the […]

May/June 2015

CFA – 1 Ash   During a powerful storm on 5/19/15, a large branch fell on CFA-F, Music Studios (picture #1).  After further investigation the tree appeared rotted/hollow, and there was a visible crack from the location of the break, to the base of the tree.  It was decided that the tree needed to be […]

January 2015

318 High Street – White Pine (2) These two White Pines are creating safety issues on the sidewalk below, and must be removed. 116 Mt. Vernon – Larch This Larch must be removed for construction reasons.  Due to the installation of a ADA ramp a portion of the trunk has been buried, which will kill the […]

Tree Take Downs 10-2013

Dying hemlock at “M” building in CFA   Apple tree at 125 Mt Vernon     Birch twin at 202 Washington St                 Ash at327 High St         Beech at Foss One Another beech at Foss One Dead birch at 170 Long Lane Hemlock at […]

Dead Beechs At Foss One

Dead Beech At Foss One

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