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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Tree of the Month - Blackgum

September Nyssa sylvatica 2

The black gum tree (Nyssa sylvatica) is a native medium-sized deciduous tree with a slow growth rate. It generally grows in a rounded shape with a straight trunk. The leaves are approximately 3 to 6 inches in length. The leaves change from a dark glossy g...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Spotted Lantern Fly

Spotted Lantern Fly

The adult lantern flies have now emerged on the ailanthus tree. If these trees are growing in the municipal right of way, we will remove the trees and dispose of the debris. The stump is treated to prevent it from growing back. Unfortunately, these lanter...

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More information on the lantern fly Shade Tree Commission News