What could cause such a dramatic size difference in these tulip leaves? It’s not the age of the tree, or some genetic anomaly, or disease, or drought. And it’s not even unique to this species of tree. Find the answer in this post by Stewardship Coordinator Marshall Lefebvre!
In this Species Spotlight, MHLC Stewardship Coordinator Marshall Lefebvre introduces us to the ominous Beech Blight Aphid. You may know this creature by its light-hearted name, “Boogie-Woogie Aphid."
Stewards Circle donors gathered to celebrate 30 years of local conservation with MHLC board and staff at Indian Ladder Farms Cidery & Brewery.
MHLC Stewardship Coordinator Marshall Lefebvre discusses the many roles that beech plays in the landscape and some of the afflictions confronting these graceful trees such as beech bark disease, and the newly emergent beech leaf disease.
An end of the season farewell from MHLC's 2022 Summer Land Steward Parker Eversoll
Here’s a hot topic: Spongy Moth (formerly: “Gypsy Moth”). It seems like it’s EVERWHERE. I’ve fielded several calls this season already about the issue. “What the heck is happening to the woods?” Maybe I can shed a little light on what we’re seeing.
A bizarre and highly destructive introduced forest pest insect, that has been decimating our beloved Eastern Hemlock trees all up and down the eastern US and Canada.
Thank you to all the volunteers who helped to make our Earth Day Clean-up at Bender Melon Farm a success! The workday was a great start to what will certainly be a busy stewardship season.