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Relax: The Solution to Cicadas and Trees

The hype is everywhere: We are being invaded by 17 year cicadas which emerge from the ground by the thousands every 17 years.The cicada nymphs hang out in trees, shrubs, and other plants, and then molt into adulthood. Adult males … Continue reading

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Tree Damage in the Wake of Irene

Irene was not kind to trees in our neighborhood. With ground saturated from a day of rain, powerful winds twisted trees out of the ground. The two downed trees that I observed today were in relatively exposed locations, on a … Continue reading

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