This is a White Ash we have on our [conserved] property. Last time I measured it, which was five years ago or so, it measured 14’9″ in circumference. Just wanted to share it with you.

—Jed Ladd, Alburgh



Large tree beginning to leaf in the spring

A white ash tree on conserved land in Alburgh, Vermont. When last measured, about five years ago, it was 14’9″ in circumference.

Large tree beginning to leaf in the spring

These pictures were taken in early May, and the tree leafed out later in the summer.



About Ash Stories: Ash Stories is a collaboration between the Vermont Land Trust and the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program to celebrate Vermont’s ash trees and their role in our woods, wetlands, and towns. You can learn more about the project here

Do you have an ash story to share? We’d love to hear from you. Email with your story to be included in our collection. Questions? Contact Allaire Diamond, VLT ecologist.


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