Dry weather, disease take toll on trees in McPherson, Kan.

11/9/2011 | McPherson Sentinel (Kan.), The

The lack of rainfall and the spread of diseases are killing several varieties of trees in McPherson, Kan. The dry spell has taken out locust and maple trees, while diseases have killed American elm and pine trees. Trees that were infected with pine wilt need to be removed immediately to prevent the disease's spread, according to Paul Katzer, a park department official.

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