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July 2020

284 High St – Elm This Elm has bee infected with Dutch Elm Disease and needs to be removed.   Butterfield/Huber Ave – Norway Maple This maple has serious decay at the base of the tree.  Due to the tree’s proximity to the Butterfield Dorm Complex, this tree needs to be removed. ‘   170 […]

December 2019

The following trees are scheduled for removal:   Exley – Sugar Maple – This tree is in severe decline.  Many limbs have dropped in recent months, and the tree is adjacent to a sidewalk.  You can see in the photo a couple broken, hanging limbs.  For safety reasons this tree needs to be removed.   […]


In conjunction with the Senior CA’s, and the Sustainability Office, a new tree has been planted in the Fauver/Bennet Courtyard.  If you follow this blog regularly, which I’m sure you do, you would know that an Ash tree had fallen victim to the dreaded Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) just last year in this location.  The […]

August 2019

Foss 9 – Sugar Maple – This Tree is about 50% deadwood and hangs over a very busy sidewalk.   Foss 5 – Beech – This tree is in severe decline and is close to a sidewalk and the building.   VVO – Sugar Maple – This tree is in severe decline and needs to […]

June 2019

Emerald Ash Borer – The following trees have fallen victim to the EAB.  They will be removed. 200 Church St   The CFA   28 Wyllys Ave   281 High St   Dutch Elm Disease – Dutch Elm has claimed another one of our beloved Elms.  This tree will be removed immediately. College Row   […]

February 2019

*Tree Planting* – Planning is underway to replace all the trees listed below.  When applicable, these trees will be replaced by a similar species in a close proximity.  Our hope is that, while we may lose one tree, we can bring it back to life somewhere else.   Foss Hill – Sugar Maple This Sugar […]

December 2018

The following trees will have to be removed: 86 Lawn Ave – Red Maple This tree is in decline and has repeatedly dropped dead branches.     157 Church St – 2 Norway Maples Both of these trees are severe decline and need to be removed.     125 Mt. Vernon – Hemlock This tree […]

November 2018

November 2018 The following trees have been flagged for removal. Many have fallen victim to the Emerald Ash Borer.  Others are likely the result of prolonged periods of drought over the past 3 years.   B-Lot – 2 Maples     C-Lot – 1 Maple     200 Church – Ash – Emerald Ash Borer […]

EAB – November 2018

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) – EAB is making its presence known on our campus.  We are currently undertaking the removal of small Ash trees that have been damaged to a point of no return.  Below are a few examples of trees that are being removed.  Simultaneously, we will be treating a handful of larger Ash […]

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.   […]

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