Tree Removal Notice

August 10th, 2010 by UWBG Horticulturist

WPA TREE REMOVAL NOTIFICATION UPDATE:

PINE REMOVAL SCHEDULED FOR YESTERDAY, 8/19/10,  HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SEPT. 2nd, THUR., DUE TO EQUIPMENT NEED: BUCKET TRUCK.

UWBG tree crew has scheduled the removal of a large standing dead pine collection for Wed. 8/18 and/or Thur. 8/19. Vitals below:

Pinus sylvestris

UW Accession: X-72

Grid 4S-8E

DBH 11.8

Location: Madison Strip

Notes: Standing dead, in decline for several years, oozing pitch near base, possibly caused by boring insects

Wood will be hauled and stump ground ASAP to minimize attracting pine pests.

Targets include:  Street – Washington Place. Trail – S. entry pedestrian path. Other – Plant collections

Temporary road and trail closures and/or detours will be well marked at the site and removal posted at the Graham Visitors center and UWBG website.  Thank you for your cooperation.

If you have any questions, pls contact me via e-mail or phone number below.

David Zuckerman

Horticulturist

UW Botanic Gardens

VM 206.543.8008

FX   206.616.2971

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