- Saplings & Spirits
Get a bird's eye view of the current state of our parks and open spaces and the emerging vision for a better Newport.
Visitors to popular parks in Newport and across Rhode Island this summer will find bright orange and yellow tags with images of invasive forest insects hanging from trees.
Two towering, specimen European Beeches fall in Aquidneck Park, and two others are sadly removed -- including last year’s Newport Tree of the Year.
Flo Jonic interviews Newport Tree & Parks Supervisor Scott Wheeler and arborists Reggie Chaney and Chris Fletcher regarding the mounting losses of Newport's specimen trees.
The Newport Tree Walk Series highlights Newport, Rhode Island's amazing specimen trees. Available as folded pocket maps and in smartphone format with expanded content....