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Kahuna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-03-10 06:27 PM
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24. An elm tree maybe?
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  -Growing threat of diseased trees grantcart  Aug-03-10 03:58 PM   #0 
  - Thank you for posting this. The silent menaces creep along without MSM notice. n/t  blueworld   Aug-03-10 04:01 PM   #1 
  - I found this... it sounds bad!  CBR   Aug-03-10 04:02 PM   #2 
  - Found another recent story  CBR   Aug-04-10 06:22 AM   #61 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Aug-03-10 04:28 PM   #3 
  - K & R  NJmaverick   Aug-03-10 04:29 PM   #4 
  - K&R  Bobbie Jo   Aug-03-10 04:32 PM   #5 
  - I lost my favorite elm to bark beetles, who stripped every inch of bark from the thing.  DailyGrind51   Aug-03-10 04:37 PM   #6 
  - Thank goodness you conquered your cancer.  grantcart   Aug-03-10 04:39 PM   #8 
  - You would be amazed what an arborist can "read" from the rings!  DailyGrind51   Aug-04-10 07:55 AM   #62 
  - Funny how Elms are vulnerable  canetoad   Aug-03-10 04:50 PM   #10 
  - Canetoad,  SunsetDreams   Aug-03-10 10:53 PM   #45 
  - It is frightening to be sitting in the yard within ear-shot of a slab of bark sliding to the ground.  DailyGrind51   Aug-04-10 07:59 AM   #64 
  - Ours lost a fourth when I was just a girl - a bit came hurtling in my direction in a wind storm.  Maru Kitteh   Aug-04-10 02:32 AM   #59 
  - These beetles are almost surgical in the way they slowly wedge themselves between bark and trunk,  DailyGrind51   Aug-04-10 08:03 AM   #65 
  - I am really sorry!  DailyGrind51   Aug-04-10 07:56 AM   #63 
  - ...  DevonRex   Aug-03-10 06:27 PM   #23 
     - Did you ever read O'Henry's "The Last Leaf"? It says everything.  DailyGrind51   Aug-04-10 08:40 AM   #68 
        - That's a tear jerker, as well as Gift of the Magi.  AnArmyVeteran   Aug-04-10 09:27 AM   #74 
        - No, I didn't. But I will now. Thank you. :) nt  DevonRex   Aug-04-10 09:40 AM   #75 
  - Our tree died & we had to have it removed  SoCalDem   Aug-03-10 04:39 PM   #7 
  - Not long after we sold our last house the new owners had to remove  DevonRex   Aug-03-10 06:19 PM   #20 
  - An elm tree maybe?  Kahuna   Aug-03-10 06:27 PM   #24 
     - I never knew for sure what it was,. It was about 75 ft tall ..I was sad to have to have it removed  SoCalDem   Aug-03-10 06:31 PM   #25 
        - Huge beautiful trees are a selling point for property, and are a pleasure to live with. How sad  Hekate   Aug-04-10 12:32 AM   #50 
           - The ugly oleanders sit between us and our neighbors, and volunteer palms  SoCalDem   Aug-04-10 12:58 AM   #56 
              - Oleanders are beautiful in someone else's space. They're too poisonous for me to want them  Hekate   Aug-04-10 01:17 AM   #57 
  - We've had problems with trees here too.  azmouse   Aug-03-10 04:45 PM   #9 
  - You cannot have the gunk sprayed endlessly by jets hired by the government  truedelphi   Aug-03-10 04:55 PM   #11 
  - Do you have the link for that article -- I was reading it and then tried to go back  grantcart   Aug-03-10 05:39 PM   #17 
     - Here are three links for you -  truedelphi   Aug-04-10 12:16 AM   #48 
     - DU is truncating the links - you can try the " tiny url " versions  truedelphi   Aug-04-10 12:24 AM   #49 
  - K&R This is fucking hilarious. Thanks for the plug.  Spheric   Aug-03-10 05:01 PM   #12 
  - odd  H2O Man   Aug-03-10 05:05 PM   #13 
  - Methinks this one posted to the wrong thread  SoCalDem   Aug-03-10 05:08 PM   #14 
  - Plug? Are you pulling the plug on yourself?  Hekate   Aug-04-10 12:34 AM   #51 
  - Cocaine is a powerful drug. nt  Lorien   Aug-04-10 12:38 AM   #53 
  - Do you work to conserve forests?  SunsetDreams   Aug-04-10 01:35 AM   #58 
  - It's the emerald ash beetle up here...  SidDithers   Aug-03-10 05:25 PM   #15 
  - Here in Minnesota, too. It looks like the ash trees will follow  MineralMan   Aug-03-10 07:53 PM   #39 
     - People don't understand how these diseases  JuniperLea   Aug-03-10 08:08 PM   #42 
  - Thanks for posting, bookmarked for later reading. K&R! nt  NYC Liberal   Aug-03-10 05:31 PM   #16 
  - Here it's the Mountain Pine Beetle causing the problem.  DevonRex   Aug-03-10 06:16 PM   #18 
  - Veeery interesting. nt  Kahuna   Aug-03-10 06:18 PM   #19 
  - We have been having problems with spruce bark beetles up here.  Arctic Dave   Aug-03-10 06:19 PM   #21 
  - Grant, what the hell is it with all the damned beetles? In reply after reply  DevonRex   Aug-03-10 06:23 PM   #22 
  - It's awful. Parts of the SoCal forests are tinder because of the bark beetles eating at pine trees.  Hekate   Aug-04-10 12:37 AM   #52 
  - The genetically modified trees are invasive and wreaking havoc. Please support their ban  Catherina   Aug-03-10 06:37 PM   #26 
  - OMG. Is that right? I had no idea. Good grief. Is there anything  DevonRex   Aug-03-10 06:45 PM   #27 
  - Interesting when I lived in Thailand they were planting huge acerage of Eucalyptus trees  grantcart   Aug-03-10 07:30 PM   #33 
  - That was a terrible decision they're going to pay for down the road  Catherina   Aug-03-10 08:24 PM   #43 
  - I was not at all aware of this problem.  truedelphi   Aug-05-10 01:04 PM   #85 
  - Perhaps you should learn to spell "Forest"....  bvar22   Aug-03-10 07:05 PM   #28 
  - Yes I have difficulty in repeating consonants. I admit it  grantcart   Aug-03-10 07:20 PM   #31 
  - For fucking Pete's sake.  lonestarnot   Aug-03-10 10:58 PM   #46 
  - Oh good heavens, bvar. Can't you think of a substantive critique re this crisis?  Hekate   Aug-04-10 12:42 AM   #55 
     - I disagree.  bvar22   Aug-04-10 08:15 AM   #66 
     - I, too, found the misspellings rather distracting.  girl gone mad   Aug-04-10 09:12 AM   #69 
        - The phrase you quote seems to accord with science articles I've read about wasps and such  Hekate   Aug-04-10 12:51 PM   #80 
  - And so many Elm Streets and Chestnut streets out there  MineralMan   Aug-03-10 07:15 PM   #29 
  - Interestingly there is an effort being made to save  POAS   Aug-03-10 07:27 PM   #32 
  - So, if these Elm trees are planted, they'll all be clones?  MineralMan   Aug-03-10 07:35 PM   #34 
  - delete  POAS   Aug-03-10 07:38 PM   #35 
  - From the faq  POAS   Aug-03-10 07:42 PM   #36 
     - So, each has its own root, but the grafted portions are alike?  MineralMan   Aug-03-10 07:50 PM   #38 
        - I don't know about the "sex" and reproduciton  POAS   Aug-03-10 07:57 PM   #41 
        - No, they are still all clones  NickB79   Aug-05-10 01:13 PM   #86 
  - I have several elm trees in my yard  MajorChode   Aug-04-10 08:20 AM   #67 
  - American chestnuts, at least, are close to making a comeback  NickB79   Aug-05-10 01:21 PM   #87 
  - We have two enormous old oak trees that sit at the edge of our front property,  Jefferson23   Aug-03-10 07:19 PM   #30 
  - "Forest" is to trees as "Forrest" is to Gump.  Stinky The Clown   Aug-03-10 07:49 PM   #37 
  - As Forrest said,  MineralMan   Aug-03-10 07:54 PM   #40 
  - Welp you are right on one count, this post about trees not shrimp, and yeah got wood.  lonestarnot   Aug-04-10 09:19 AM   #70 
  - !  NMDemDist2   Aug-04-10 04:31 PM   #83 
  - K&R  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-03-10 08:25 PM   #44 
  - Many of my big white oaks appear to be dying.  tuckessee   Aug-04-10 12:15 AM   #47 
  - Native American prophecy; trees dying from the top down  Lorien   Aug-04-10 12:41 AM   #54 
  - K&R!  Whisp   Aug-04-10 02:44 AM   #60 
  - Oak trees falling can be deadly  NJmaverick   Aug-04-10 09:20 AM   #71 
  - Indeed. n/t  Scurrilous   Aug-04-10 05:36 PM   #84 
  - Read "No Blade of Grass". A chilling book about all vegetation on earth dying.  AnArmyVeteran   Aug-04-10 09:26 AM   #72 
  - Thank you for posting this Grantcart. Our family recently discussed all the dead trees and wondered  Blue Diadem   Aug-04-10 09:26 AM   #73 
  - It has always amazed me what I can learn at DU, even if sometimes very sad.  Hekate   Aug-04-10 01:48 PM   #81 
  - Beetle kill ravages forests in my area.  LWolf   Aug-04-10 10:38 AM   #76 
  - Interesting. nt  woo me with science   Aug-04-10 11:20 AM   #77 
  - I was going to respond about emerald ash borers in Minnesota,  myrna minx   Aug-04-10 11:39 AM   #78 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-04-10 11:44 AM   #79 
  - k and r  femrap   Aug-04-10 02:05 PM   #82 

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