Part of the trail along Girl Brook has eroded away. This section of the trail will be closed until suitable repairs can be made.
Many diseased trees have been cut down, and the logging is nearly done. The logging was done carefully and selectively. The hope is that the thinning will stem the disease so that the existing trees will flourish.
Here are some more aerial views of Pine Park showing the status of the current clearing operation. https://youtu.be/VY4f1w6Ffig
On Friday afternoon, Pine Park trustees, Dartmouth staff and foresters met at Pine Park to review the logging project. Forester Kevin Evans started by showing the rot in cut trees piled near the parking area. The foresters then led the group up the hill into the Cathedral Aisle area to see how the logging had … Continue reading Logging Inspection
What is happening? A substantial number of diseased pine trees in a 5 acre Cathedral Aisle area of Pine Park are dead and need to be removed. Removal will help prevent the spread of disease and reduce the risk of accidents from dead limbs and falling trees on the hiking trails. What is the cause … Continue reading February Logging FAQ