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November 17, 2022

Urban trees are struggling

  • The life of a city tree is already challenging and those problems are being compounded by a warming planet.
    Associated Press

    SEATTLE — As the driest summer in Seattle’s record books ended, trees across the city were sounding silent alarms.

    It was the latest in a string of Seattle summers in the last decade, including a record-breaking heat dome in 2021, to feature drier conditions and hotter temperatures that have left many trees with premature brown leaves and needles, bald branches and excessive seeding —- all signs of stress.

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