Elizabeth Redetzke, a worker at a pharmacy on East 11th Avenue, watches from a window as crews remove a butternut tree
with a trunk nearly 20 feet around that cracked near its base.
A 1995 USDA Forest Service study estimated that the canker was responsible for widespread damage to butternut trees, resulting in the toss of almost 77 percent of the butternuts in the Southeast.
We work directly with loggers and foresters in order to get them to stop cutting the remaining healthy butternut trees.
The survey found 47 different species and cultivated varieties in the park, including three butternut trees
, which are listed as endangered today.
Along the shore, a beautiful view of blossoms, profuse from plum trees and numerous butternut trees
breaking out in bloom, met their gaze.
Michler and his colleagues have developed some individual butternut trees
that are resistant to butternut canker; they are close to developing American chestnut trees that are resistant to chestnut blight.
If any of those are black walnut or butternut trees
, you may have found the culprit.
As we walked back to her car, we passed other, scattered butternut trees, and gloom descended on us.
Unlike black walnuts, butternut trees are short-lived and medium to small in stature.