We have a Champion!

It’s official!  Marshall Square Park has a Pennsylvania Champion Tree, a Blue Ash (Fraxinus, quadrangulata). Of this relatively rare species, our specimen is over 90 feet tall. The Blue Ash, mostly native to western Ohio, is so named because early pioneers extracted a blue dye from its inner bark. Champion trees are measured and scored […]

A Walk in the Trees

How did it go? Might there be a sequel? Thanks for the note. We missed you, but the walk was wonderful. We got to see our Kentucky Coffee tree! — Number 28 on Tree Location Map PDF below. Was reminded of the significance of different leaf formations. Finally learned what those little red booties are […]