|Eastern Hemlock approx. 60' - Taconic Lake, Town of Grafton|
These magnificent trees are at risk. In the Appalachian mountains, the introduced Adelges tsugae (Hemlock Woolly Adelgid) has been decimating populations of Eastern Hemlock. See a posting from last year, Hemlock Disease, to learn more. And keep an eye out for signs of the Woolly Adelgid since it's of the utmost importance to nip any infestation in the bud. Also, check out the interactive image at Hemlock Diebackin the Smoky Mountains to get a eyeful of the dangerous consequences.
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