Our fall fundraiser, Saplings & Spirits, was a smashing success this past Thursday, October 28th. Those of you who attended heard our exciting announcement: The Newport Tree Society is proud to announce the upcoming launch of The Newport Arboretum, New England’s first citywide arboretum.
Newport’s signature copper beech trees have flourished in the city’s mild coastal climate for over 150 years, but now they are being threatened by blight. Loss of these large-scale specimen trees radically changes the historic character of the city’s neighborhoods. On Wednesday, November 3, at 11 a.m., experts from Bartlett Tree Experts will lead a [...]