Posts filed under: Tree Warden

Whether you are a forest manager, landowner or enjoyer of the outdoors, it can be intimidating to know your role in the management of our forests. ...
We are all saddened that the emerald ash borer (EAB) will ultimately lead to the demise of 99.7 percent of our native ash trees. The Town of Charlotte has allocated...
Foresters, homeowners, local leaders and environmentalists have few choices when confronting the emerald ash borer (EAB). The damage wrought by this exotic beetle, first detected in Michigan in 2002, is...
The question of whether we should increase the use of salt on our roads has periodically been a subject of debate in Charlotte. It was an item on the recent...
Charlotte Tree Warden update. There are several interesting things going on with the Tree Warden Program....
One of Larry Hamilton’s enduring contributions to the Charlotte community was his Big Tree Roster, a list of the champion trees of each species in Charlotte, whether on private or...
The Charlotte Selectboard asked your Tree Warden to conduct a preliminary assessment of trees that would need to be removed to accommodate an eight-foot wide trail that starts four feet...
Linda Hamilton, Contributor At the May 4 statewide Arbor Day conference, with the theme “Make Vermont a Shade Better,” the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program inaugurated a new award. This...
Linda Hamilton, Contributor For more than 25 years, Charlie Proutt of Horsford Nursery has donated and, with the help of the students, has planted trees at Charlotte Central School in a...
Lynn Monty, Editor in Chief Gray skies persisted but rain held off long enough on Earth Day to allow for a major effort in giving back to Mother Nature. Charlotters, tall...
Mark Dillenbeck, Tree Warden Stately elm trees with their characteristic vase-shape crowns once towered over forest canopy and urban landscape alike. Because of their size, abundance and beauty, elms would have...
Submitted by the Tree Care Industry Association Is your tree care provider using spikes to climb while pruning your trees? Ouch! Climbing spikes are sharpened steel spikes attached to the...
Mark Dillenbeck | Tree warden At some point in the not-distant future an exotic insect, the emerald ash borer (EAB), will make its appearance in Charlotte and kill almost every...