Fungus Kills Western Connecticut Ash Trees

A fungus known as “ash yellows” is destroying Western Connecticut’s ash trees, according to a NewsTimes report.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, realizing that the ash trees could not be cured, decided to remove about 200 trees from Redding, Connecticut’s Putnam Memorial State Park by the spring.

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