After a thorough risk assessment, community engagement with neighbors, and consultation with the Woodland Tree Foundation, the Town of Woodland is unfortunately considering removing the Great Oak from the Valley on Casa Linda Drive due to serious structural issues. An advanced risk assessment conducted in August by a licensed arboristRead More →

The Century Oak at Ringwood, Bretton. Photo: Richard Simcox. Protesters in Ringwood, Bretton last month set up round-the-clock surveillance on a century-old oak tree near Barnard Way properties after council authorized its logging. Oak dates back to the 14th century and the original Grimshaw Wood. These are now two treesRead More →

(Left to right) Victor Lopes, Elden-Center Street Intersection Improvement Project Manager, and Herndon Town Forester John Dudzinsky begin counting growth rings on the struggling Oak Overcup , as evidenced by the signs of illness. It obstructed the quadrant of the approach sight triangle to the all-fours intersection, causing a safetyRead More →

The last time the 17-year-old cicadas came out of the ground, Facebook had just been introduced to Harvard and the iPhone didn’t exist. This is an extreme case of long standing without seeing. To learn more about reclusive insects, we chatted with Daniel Janzen, DiMaura Professor of Biology at theRead More →