Tree of the Week

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 […]
November 3, 2021

Tree of the Week: Sugar Maple

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager Acer saccharum, Sugar Maple, along with the Giant Sequoia, the White Oak and the White Pine, is one of the great […]
November 9, 2021

Tree of the Week: Red Maple

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager Acer rubrum, Red Maple, has become a very fashionable tree to dislike in the arboricultural world, because it has been so […]
November 16, 2021

Tree of the Week: Common Witch Hazel

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager It’s not unusual to see spring flowering woody plants push out a few blooms in late summer or even further into […]
November 23, 2021

Tree of the Week: Sweetgum

The redheaded stepchild of the urban forest, Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) is, based on my experience fielding complaints from the public, the most hated tree in our […]
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