Cloudy
66°
Cloudy
Hi 64° | Lo 55°

Slingshot

Jeremy Kingsbury, who works for Chippers of Enfield reaches out to grab a sling hanging from a crane to attach to a large Elm tree in front of Collis Center on the Dartmouth Campus in Hanover yesterday. The tree, whose branches had been supported by cables for several years, had become unstable and a public safety concern. “Hanover and Dartmouth officials have been in close communication about this epic and beloved Elm,” said Justin Anderson, a spokesman for Dartmouth. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Jeremy Kingsbury, who works for Chippers of Enfield reaches out to grab a sling hanging from a crane to attach to a large Elm tree in front of Collis Center on the Dartmouth Campus in Hanover yesterday. The tree, whose branches had been supported by cables for several years, had become unstable and a public safety concern. “Hanover and Dartmouth officials have been in close communication about this epic and beloved Elm,” said Justin Anderson, a spokesman for Dartmouth. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) Purchase photo reprints »

Jeremy Kingsbury, who works for Chippers of Enfield reaches out to grab a sling hanging from a crane to attach to a large Elm tree in front of Collis Center on the Dartmouth Campus in Hanover yesterday. The tree, whose branches had been supported by cables for several years, had become unstable and a public safety concern. “Hanover and Dartmouth officials have been in close communication about this epic and beloved Elm,” said Justin Anderson, a spokesman for Dartmouth. Valley News — Sarah Priestap

Related

Letter: A Life That Didn’t Survive

Monday, January 7, 2013

To the Editor: All I can say about the loss of one of the Dartmouth College elms — the one in front of the Collis Center that was in your Jan. 3 photograph — is that I nodded to its magnificence thousands of times over the last 40 years. To me, its leafing-out in April meant that life itself had …