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Fungi Friday: A load of tripe

If you’re wondering how the Tripe fungus, Auricularia mesenterica, got its name, well, according to Pat O’Reilly’s most excellent First Nature website, ‘The specific epithet… 175 more words


National Tree Week

The UK’s largest tree celebration, National Tree Week, has been running since 1975 and launches the winter tree planting season. This week, in honour of our ‘treescape’, we take a look at the trees and forest in Hampshire through items in our University Special Collections. 848 more words

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SWOSU Student Union Elm Remembered

A part of SWOSU campus history is being honored after the 100 year old “Union Elm” tree was taken down on Sept. 4, 2016. Diseased and breaking down it had to be removed according to James Skinner, Director of Physical Plant. 245 more words


Saskatchewan-wide ban on pruning elm trees ends

The annual ban on pruning elm trees in Saskatchewan has ended.

Starting Sept. 1, homeowners can start pruning their elm trees.

The province bans elm tree pruning between April 1 and Aug. 181 more words


Under The Canopy

Sitting in the shade on a warm summer day is always nice, but often we don’t appreciate it completely.  We’re too busy being happy to get some relief from the heat to notice all that the trees we seek relief under offer to us besides their shade.   136 more words


Story of the Elm Tree

I visit this tree often. In times of stress, fear or sadness. I do make an effort to also visit when im happy  and calm. But lets face it…we usually only visit our safe places when we are scared and feel threatened. 370 more words


Small insect causing big concerns in Lethbridge

Concerned citizens packed city council Monday afternoon to hear an update about the European elm scale infestation that is attacking the city’s elm tree population. 336 more words