A tree worth preserving: UMass students get close-up lesson in the battle against Dutch elm disease – GazetteNET

  • Owen Bryan, left, a scholar in Kristina Bezanson’s enterprise arboriculture class On the College of Massachusetts, and Ryan Mange, center, arborist at Northeast Tree Care in Sunderland, measure the circumference of an elm tree on Sundown Avenue in Amherst whereas Rob Gorden, proper, of Arborjet, a Woburn agency that treats illnessd timber, provides An indication on treating Dutch elm illness to The class on Thursday. Staff Photograph/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Ryan Mange, arborist at Northeast Tree Care in Sunderland, prepares a working reply of systemic fungicide all by way of An indication on treating Dutch elm illness Thursday in Amherst. Staff Photograph/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Rob Gorden, Director of Metropolis Forestry and Industry Enchancment at Arborjet, prepares To use systemic fungicide to an elm on Sundown Avenue in Amherst all by way of a stay demonstration on treating Dutch elm illness on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Staff Photograph/KEVIN GUTTING

  • About 30 spectators, collectively with scholars in Kristina Bezanson’s enterprise arboriculture class On the College of Massachusetts and residents of the Alpha Tau Gamma fraternity throughout The road, attend a stay demonstration on treating Dutch elm illness on Sundown Avenue in Amherst, Thursday. Staff Photograph/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Rob Gorden, Director of Metropolis Forestry and Industry Enchancment at Arborjet, talks to scholars in a College of Massachusetts enterprise arboriculture class about treating Dutch elm illness all by way of a stay demonstration on Sundown Avenue in Amherst on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Staff Photograph/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Kristina Bezanson, a lecturer in Arboriculture And concrete Forestry On the College of Massachusetts, launched scholars from her enterprise arboriculture class To watch a stay demonstration on Dutch elm illness at an elm on Sundown Avenue in Amherst on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Staff Photograph/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Ryan Mange, left, arborist at Northeast Tree Care in Sunderland and a College of Massachusetts alum, helps UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture scholar Owen Bryan measure the circumference of an elm tree on Sundown Avenue in Amherst all by way of a stay demonstration on treating Dutch Elm illness on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. The specimen is over 17 ft in circumference. Staff Photograph/KEVIN GUTTING