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Glenville neighborhood to lose 30 oak trees to disease

Terry Phillips points out red oak trees that are infected with oak wilt disease in the backyard of his home in Glenville on Friday, November 22, 2013.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Terry Phillips points out red oak trees that are infected with oak wilt disease in the backyard of his home in Glenville on Friday, November 22, 2013.
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Oak wilt is back in a neighborhood that once so prized its oaks that it was named after them. The Glen Oaks subdivision in Glenville will lose about 30 oaks before spring in an attempt to stop the spread of the tree-killing disease. The Department of Environmental Conservation issued an emergency order banning anyone from moving firewood, tree limbs or any other tree parts from the area unless it has been chipped to less than ...

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