WPA tree removal scheduled for Thursday (6/30):
Tsuga heterophylla (Western Hemlock)
WPA Native Matrix
Location: Along Arboretum Dr. E., field nursery fence row. Grid 28-4E
Status: Standing dead, in decline for several years prior
Targets: Pedestrians, vehicular traffic along Arboretum Dr and other UWBG plant collections
Cause: Cumulative root impacts from road and infrastructure maintenance and develpment.
UWBG tree crew will perform removal and responsible for all public safety precautions. Drive will be kept open, traffic will be detoured around work zone.
Postings on-site, Graham Visitor center and on UWBG website.
UW Botanic Gardens