Town committee cares about trees

Town committee cares about trees

By Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee Shelburne has a rich cultural landscape heritage that includes buildings, outdoor spaces, and trees in its village and community. Like many communities throughout Vermont and the country, Shelburne once had beautiful stately American elm trees along roadways and in its public spaces. While they succumbed to Dutch elm disease, more… Read More »

What’s up with ash trees?

On July 11,  the Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee started tagging ash trees in the town center, on School Street, on the Parade Grounds and across from the entrance to the Shelburne Shopping Center to educate and alert the public on how to identify an ash tree and the impending invasion of the emerald ash borer. This… Read More »

Viewpoint: Shelburne’s trees need you to serve

Viewpoint: Shelburne’s trees need you to serve

HOPE JOHNSON Co-Vice Secretary Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee Over two years ago, I was minding my own business while perusing the fresh produce and craft stalls at the Shelburne Farmer’s Market, when a lovely blooming hydrangea shrub caught my eye. The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee (STAC) was raffling off this beauty to raise money for… Read More »

Graham returns to dog park committee

To the Editor: At the Sept. 4 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, I had the honor of being appointed to the Shelburne Village Dog Park Committee. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the board for the appointment, and also salute the Dog Park Committee for all their hard work, commitment, and enthusiasm… Read More »

Triage for the trees: Removing trees for construction

Triage for the trees: Removing trees for construction

By MADELINE HUGHES At the end of July, state officials confirmed that the emerald ash borer, an invasive species from Asia, was found in Bennington County, the fourth Vermont county where the tree-killing insect has been found since February. “Once infested, ash trees rapidly decline and are killed in 3-5 years,” according to the Vermont… Read More »

Identify trees like an expert at Feb. 7 workshop

The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee will host a refresher workshop in tree identification on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at the town offices. Meredith Whitney, Forest Pest Education Coordinator with the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program, will lead the workshop designed for anyone who wants to know more about how to identify trees… Read More »

Art cards benefit Shelburne trees

Art cards benefit Shelburne trees

The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee will have original block-printed greeting cards, handmade by Laura and Alexis Hall of Shelburne, for sale at the Saturday farmers market. All proceeds will benefit the Shelburne town tree fund to help pay for the maintenance and planting of town trees.

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