October 26, 2021

Tree of the Week: Bald Cypress

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager Bald Cypress, Taxodium distichum, always seems to look best in groves. Stepping into one of these groupings in the late fall […]
October 20, 2021

Tree of the Week: Post Oak

Quercus stellata, post oak, does not enjoy the prestige of its close relatives White Oak and Bur Oak. Its growth rate is glacial, even by the […]
October 12, 2021

Tree of the Week: Sourwood

By Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager Oxydendrum arboreum, sourwood, is native to the American south, its range only approaching Missouri’s southeast border, but is often treated as […]
October 6, 2021

Tree of the Week: River Birch

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager It was shocking for me to realize that, after a year (!) of doing Tree of the Week, I have yet […]
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