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Archive for March, 2016

Arbor Day Ash Tree Tagging

With Arbor Day only a month away, it’s time to think about planning how we can celebrate trees and their ability to provide our neighborhoods with clean air, shaded streets, and aesthetic value. This year, why not consider joining our Arbor Day ash tree tagging project! Spearheaded by the Mass. Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), […]

Winter Moth Survey Results 2015

Spring is in the air! With these mild temperatures, tree buds are beginning to swell and soon the winter moths we witnessed swarming at our porch lights over winter will start hatching into hungry, green caterpillars. The winter moth (Operophtera brumata) is an invasive species first discovered in Massachusetts in the 1990s. Winter moth caterpillars […]