The Botanic Garden
 of  Smith College

Click Here for Home   

Home
Visitor Info
History
Academics

Conservatory
Gardens
Collections
Photo Gallery
Plant Images
Events

Exhibitions
Friends
Newsletter

Contributions
Gift Shop
Kids Corner

Links 
Site Index

Landscape Update: February 20, 2013

Campus Trees slated for removal:

A number of campus trees have been removed or are slated for removal in the coming weeks.

Many if not all will be replaced beginning in the spring providing a number of new memorial tree opportunities.

Below is a list of the trees with their locations and reasons for removal.

Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple) north of Hillyer, hazard tree, extensive dieback

Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple) behind 138 Elm, decay, removed for construction

Acer saccharum 'Temple's Upright' (Upright Sugar Maple) northeast of Lamont, dead

Acer saccharum 'Temple's Upright'(Upright Sugar Maple) northwest of Lamont, dead

Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum (Sugar Maple) south of Cushing, hazard tree, extensive decay in stem

Betula occidentalis (Water Birch) north of Tenney, hazard tree, extensive decay in stem

Kalopanax septemlobus (Tree Aralia) east of Alumnae House, strangled by vines, dead

Maackia amurensis (Amur Maackia) Scott parking lot, extensive sap wood decay

Picea abies (Norway Spruce) west of Sessions, hazard tree, extensive decay in upper portion of stem

Salix babylonica (Weeping Willow) Lamont Bridge, hazard tree, extensive decay in higher portions of tree

Syringa pekinensis (Peking Lilac Tree) south of Neilson, storm damage and damage from vent fan exhaust

 

Smith College
decoration

©2010, The Botanic Garden of Smith College
Northampton MA 01063