Tree of the Week

September 23, 2021

Tree of the Week: Grey Dogwood

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager Cornus racemosa, grey dogwood, is normally seen as a thicket-forming shrub inhabiting flat, low-lying and even swampy areas throughout the northern […]
September 26, 2021

Tree Equity: Fancy Concept or For Real?

Tree Equity: Fancy Concept or For Real? By Rebecca Hankins, Partnership Coordinator  Among the headlines that dominate the environmental conversation these days, a new one is […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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