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Proposed Trees | 148 new trees in total

68 NEW SHADE TREES

The following are several natives and cultivar species that are proposed with wildlife benefits

Red Oak | Attracts game birds, game mammals, migrant birds, and small mammals
Swamp White Oak | Attracts game birds, game mammals, migrant birds, and small mammals
Bur Oak | Attracts game birds, game mammals, migrant birds, and small mammals
Accolade Elm | Attracts migrant birds
Exclamation London Planetree | Attracts birds, insect pollinators, and small mammals
Skyline Honeylocust | Attracts migrant birds, game birds, and small mammals
River Birch | Attracts game birds, insect pollinators, small mammals, songbirds

 

26 NEW EVERGREEN TREES

The following are several natives and cultivar species that are proposed with wildlife benefits.

Black Hills Spruce | Attracts browsers, nesting birds, and songbirds
Wintergreen Arborvitae | Attracts birds, browsers, and small mammals

 

54 NEW ORNAMENTAL DECIDUOUS TREES

The following are several natives and cultivar species that are proposed with wildlife benefits.

Common Witchhazel | Attracts birds and butterflies
Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn | Attracts game birds, migrant birds, nesting birds, and songbirds
Blackhaw Viburnum | Attracts birds and butterflies

 


Proposed Tree Removal

Trees to be removed are due to their low-quality condition or a result of construction. Although 52 trees will be removed, 148 trees will be added, a net increase of 184%. Only 34 of the trees are larger trees, more than 8″ caliper.

•31 trees are in poor condition(base rot, trunk rot or other conditions) dying/hazard, or dead

•16 trees are in fair condition with elements of concern noted by the arborist

•Trees rated as in good condition slated for construction removal are extremely small or undesirable species

• The largest trees being removed (in particular around the tomb) have been noted in poor condition or species that are now recommended to avoid planting (such as silver maple). There are 8 of these large trees.


Native Plant Garden | 1,065 sq. ft. of Perennials and Native Shrubs

The native plant garden uses a combination of native and nativar perennials, native shrubs, and locally-sourced hardscapes. These provide nectar, berries, minerals, and habitat.

20 NATIVE SHRUBS

Black Chokeberry | Attracts pollinators and birds for the nectar and fruit
Buttonbush | Attracts pollinators and birds for nectar

PERENNIALS
The proposed perennial list will provide nectar throughout the entire growing season, allow for a winter seed buffet, and filter and infiltrate water.

•Ornamental Chive
•Big Beauty Onion
•Pennsylvania Sedge
•Sienna Sunset Tickseed
•Zagreb Tickseed
•Hairy Alumroot
•Early Bird Catmint
•East Friesland Salvia
•Crystal Blue Salvia
•Golden Fleece Goldenrod
•Alkali Sacaton
•Summer’s Swan Song Ironweed
•Turtlehead Tiny Tortuga
•Gold Dew Tufted Hair Grass
•American Boneset
•Wild Blue Iris

HARDSCAPE

Fond Du Lac and Eden Stone | When wet, provides necessary minerals to pollinators

 

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