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August 2018

AUGUST 2018 The following trees will have to be removed.  There are many environmental factors in play including: -Emerald Ash Borer -Gypsy Moth Caterpillars -Sustained periods of drought-like conditions over the past 3 years   As always, it will be our goal this Fall to replace every tree we remove, with a new planting.   […]

June – 2018

330 High St – Ash We are seeing an increase in the presence of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on campus.  It seems this tree is a victim of EAB. College Row – Elms (2) It appears that we have 2 more victims to the dreaded Dutch Elm Disease.  We have been treating our elms […]

March – 2018

A strong wind and rain storm blew through campus on Friday, March 2nd.  Several trees were blown over, and some large branches were snapped off.  Below are a few images of trees we lost, as well as one large White Pine in the CFA, that suffered significant structural damage. CFA – White Pine A large […]

November 2017

During a recent storm there was significant tree damage around campus.  Below are a few trees that were impacted during the storm.   Clark Hall –  You can see from the photo that tree is leaning dramatically.  The root system on the tree was compromised, and is not safe to leave standing.   C-Lot –  […]

Summer 17 – Round 2

Campus Wide This is our second round of tree removal for the summer.  In most cases, the trees will have to be removed because they are dead, or dying, and pose a hazard to the community.   230-240 Washington St. Long Lane 202 Cross St 34 Lawn Ave Olin Library – This tree is one […]

Summer Tree Removal

Campus Wide We are starting to see the impact that 2 years of drought has had on our campus tree canopy.  Pictured below are photos of the trees to be included in our first round of removal this summer.  Many of these trees are completely dead, others have shown steady decline, and have become hazardous […]

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. […]

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