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Leave-ing Legacy

Elm trees in New Haven

The majestic American elm tree once flourished in the Elm City, gracing so many city streets and parks. Today you won’t find many examples of the species, known for long lifespans up to several hundred years, heights topping out at …

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New Haven’s New Roots

Elm trees are returning to the Elm City. “We’re having good luck with Princeton Elms,” says Margaret Carmalt, who manages the GreenSkills program at the Urban Resources Initiative (URI). “And Colonial Spirit Elms have shown to be disease resistant, too.”…

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