March 3, 2023
A diseased elm tree was removed from the Law Quad on Feb. 28. View photo gallery of the work.
July 17, 2022
Grounds Services crews removed a dead American elm tree east of Mason Hall near the Diag on July 14-15. The 70-foot-tall tree was estimated to be between 150 and 200 years old and was determined to be a hazard.
February 7, 2022
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
December 20, 2021
A remembrance of the Tappan Oak — removed in November due to severe trunk decay — and the enduring legacy of the iconic tree that had stood as a sentinel over the Diag throughout U-M’s history.
November 25, 2021
Grounds Services workers removed a large oak tree, known as the Tappan Oak, from the west side of Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library for safety reasons after it was found to have a completely decayed trunk.
June 22, 2021
U-M foresters, horticulturalists and other specialists in Grounds Services maintain a robust monitoring and tree care program to help trees on campus thrive in the face of urban stressors.
February 3, 2020
Dozens of trees that stood on the site of Michigan Medicine’s new hospital were relocated to several spots around the Ann Arbor campus in what is believed to be the largest tree relocation effort in university history.
June 26, 2018
The largest gypsy moth caterpillar outbreak in southeast Michigan in 20 years is causing widespread tree defoliation on North Campus.