Water and Landscaping

Tree Tags on Campus Mark 2018 Earth Week Celebration

2018-03-14T16:35:55+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Categories: Earth Day, Events, Home Stories, Tree Care Updates|

For the next couple of weeks, trees across the Wake Forest University campus will be sporting yellow tree tags. Some of the tags offer the calculated value of ecosystem services that the trees provide. Others offer the general positive benefits of trees in our landscape. Others are quotes collected from authors and figureheads about the incalculable [...]

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Campus Tree Update: Willow Oak Removal

2017-12-13T15:59:53+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Home Stories, Tree Care Updates, Water and Landscaping|

On Saturday, July 22, a Willow Oak in front of Kirby Hall and across the street from the Sutton Center will be removed. This Willow Oak, with extensive decay and a lack of root support on both the East and West sides, is at a high risk for failure under normal weather conditions. During the tree [...]

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Tree Removal at Graylyn and NCA#5

2017-07-07T13:03:39+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Tree Care Updates|

An oak tree at the Graylyn International Conference Center will be removed on July 7-8. After standing for over 100 years, the structural integrity of the tree warrants removal. As a result, the Coliseum Drive entrance to Graylyn will be closed on both dates to allow for the removal. Visitors are reminded to be cautious and [...]

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Tree Removed at SFAC

2017-06-13T13:35:05+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: Campus, Home Stories, Tree Care Updates|

On Monday, June 12, a Willow Oak was removed at the west entrance of the Scales Fine Arts Center after being in decline year many years. Another Willow Oak will be planted in its place. For up-to-date news on campus tree removals, interested individuals can view a list of all tree removals and justifications on the [...]

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Decaying Willow Oak Removed from Lot P

2017-06-08T12:41:25+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Home Stories, Tree Care Updates, Water and Landscaping|

Starting on June 8, Wake Forest’s Landscape Services team began removing a Willow Oak in Parking Lot P, across from Farrell Hall. According to University Arborist Jim Mussetter, this Willow Oak has extensive root decay and has been in decline for many years. Previous efforts to aid the survival of the Willow Oak resulted in a 50 [...]

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How Valuable are Trees to You?

2017-03-11T16:32:12+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Earth Day, Home Stories, Tree Care Updates|

For the next couple of weeks, trees across the Wake Forest University campus will be sporting yellow tree tags. Some of the tags offer the calculated value of ecosystem services that the trees provide. Others offer the general positive benefits of trees in our landscape. Others are quotes collected from authors and figureheads about the incalculable [...]

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Update 9/2/16

2016-09-02T14:16:49+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Tree Care Updates|

Two trees along the path to Reynolda Village have been undermined by the creek and storm water.  Both trees present a safety risk as they are leaning over the walking path. Two trees scheduled for removal along the path to Reynolda Village.

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Update 3/10/16

2016-03-10T15:18:32+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Categories: Tree Care Updates, Water and Landscaping|

Two Poplar trees will be removed due to a sight line obstruction at the drive to the Arnold Palmer Golf Complex. The removal will take place as early as the afternoon of Thursday, March 10, 2016. Additionally, the McCreary Field House construction site excavation has damaged the root systems of six Virginia Pines, causing them to [...]

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Update: 12/15/15

2015-12-15T14:19:16+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Categories: Tree Care Updates, Water and Landscaping|

During the week of December 21st, a large Red Oak that has died will be removed along Wake Forest Road. The tree is located between the Reynolda Road entrance and the entrance to Byrum Welcome Center. The use of a crane will be required; this may disrupt traffic flow.  

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Update: 12/03/15

2015-12-03T11:33:30+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Tree Care Updates, Water and Landscaping|

A portion of the shrubs at the Northwest corner of the practice football fields will be removed on December 3rd. The removal includes Sasanqua Camellias and Burning Bushes. The removal is necessary to facilitate utility work at the site on December 7th. A full renovation of the practice football fields will require the removal of the current landscaping [...]

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