Tag Archive for windstorm

Letters to the editor

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Our tree situation has us stumped. Can you help? You may have noticed our six Norway maple trees no longer line the sidewalk in front of the County Courthouse on Main Street in Burlington. Due to heavy damage from the Oct. 29 windstorm, the trees had to be removed for the safety of pedestrians passing…

Into the woods: Windthrow and salvage

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Many of us awoke on Monday, Oct. 30 with trees on houses, cars and powerlines, our homes and businesses without power, our roads and driveways impassable. I would be interested in hearing from you about how it was in your part of the world. Why do blowdowns occur? When trees fall due to wind events,…