Wescott Nature Preserve

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Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)

Wescott is one of the few places in the county that exhibits a stately stand of hemlock trees. The Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae), a small insect introduced from Asia, has damaged hemlocks in North America, and the trees are studied here.

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