Mar 13, Why are we cutting down the shrubs? This work is being done as part of the Foundation’s Wildland Fire Risk Management Program. This project has two mutually-compatible goals: 1) reduce the risk of wildfire impacting homes, facilities and public infrastructure on Nantucket, and 2) conduct management to benefit rare species and plant communities, including sandplain grasslands. It was reported that islanders had to cut down trees from Coskata Woods and transport them over the ice on Nantucket Harbor to town during these times.
The northeastern portion of Nantucket is currently contains the most hardwood forest habitat on the island because the retreating glacier left behind many poorly drained depressions that developed rich, peaty organic soil. water. Destruction of plant life, including cutting trees. Changing of water temperature, biochemical oxygen demand, or other physical or chemical disturbances of the water.
Placing of fill, or removal of material, which would alter elevation. Any activity, changes, or work, which. Unsafe and/or diseased trees can be a hazard to your home and yard in Nantucket.
Dead and damaged trees often become a haven for harmful insects and tree diseases, which may spread to adjoining trees. Tree removal is a highly technical, yet delicate, task and requires highly qualified professionals.
Tree removals address health, liability, and aesthetics and enable competing species to develop and mature. Nov 29, Cutting trees provides for regeneration, improved habitat for many species, maintains forest health, and helps us shape forests for the future.
For forest owners, it does all this while providing bushtrim.buzzted Reading Time: 5 mins.