Tag Archives: Tree Species

Tree Scavenger Hunts: Westover and Chestnut Hills Park

Can you tell one special fact about the Sweetgum tree in front of the Westover Library? Why is the Kentucky Coffeetree at Chestnut Hills Park called that? What’s the difference between a Scarlet Oak and a Pin Oak? Now, it’s … Continue reading

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Will 2012 Be the Year of the Elm ?

Elms trees used to grace the streets of towns throughout New England and the Midwest, creating beautiful shady arches over so many “Elm Streets.” And then came the dreaded Dutch Elm Disease which resulted in streets lined by dead trees, creating a huge financial burden … Continue reading

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