The elms in happier times Disease claims historic Old Main elm – Penn State Live Since the onset of elm yellows on campus in 2007, 76 trees have been lost. Add to these the number of trees killed prior and since by Dutch elm, and out of approximately 290 trees, about 100 remain. Sigh. Another
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Penna. — As reported previously, elm yellows has invaded Penn State’s elm population and there is little hope for survival. I wanted to make sure I got a few photographs while I was up there last weekend since I don’t know how many other chances I will get before they are all gone.
Disease threatens to wipe out Penn State elms – CDTThe stately, century-old elm trees on Penn State’s campus are in danger of falling victim to elm yellows. The disease, spread by the elm leafhopper insect, has no cure. According to a University Relations, the prospect of losing what is perhaps the nation’s largest strand of
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — On Saturday, I made my first trip back to Penn State since last November’s game vs. Michigan State, the longest stretch between visits since I became a Penn Stater. As always, it seems like there are a lot more buildings than last time. Sadly, there are a lot fewer elms —