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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.   […]

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 […]

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