Constant companions for over a generation (Camperdown Elm rt)
My site meter informed me an unusual number of folks had suddenly come here from a Google search for "Amherst College Elm tree" or close variations of that theme. I was worried the majestic Camperdown Elm had taken a beating from super storm Sandy, but well before I arrived at the part of Pratt Field the historic tree has occupied for over 100 years, I instantly knew what stimulated the sudden interest in an elm tree ... or lack thereof.
Now I'm told the whacked tree was a Hop Hornbeam. And it was a beautiful specimen.
Now but a distant memory
Standing in the way of progress ... no more