January 19, 2022

Tree of the Week: White Mulberry

By Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager White mulberry, Morus alba, has previously been featured in Tree of the Week. I didn’t have a lot of good things […]
January 5, 2022

Tree of the Week: Central Fields Sycamore

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager This American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), located just off of Central Fields in Forest Park, has been one of my favorite trees […]
January 5, 2022

Tree of the Week Turns Over a New Leaf

The problem with doing Tree of the Week is that eventually, you’re going to run out of trees. Not trees in general – there are thousands […]
December 22, 2021

Tree of the Week: Christmas Tree

Pictured: A Christmas tree in its natural environment; this particular specimen provides habitat for over 23 species of ornaments, which would otherwise be confined to boxes […]
December 14, 2021

Tree of the Week: Arborvitae

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager Arborvitae (“tree of life”, unusual for having a Latin common name) refers to a number of trees in the Thuja genus. […]
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