Emma and the Poplar …

I have some big, old Poplar trees on my property. I love them like family.
I have some big, old Tulip Poplar trees on my property. I love them like family.
A few weeks ago, Emma Louise started picking on the base of this tree. She would stand and listen, then start digging at the bark. That seemed sort of odd to me ... so I took a closer look ...
A few weeks ago, Emma Louise started picking on the base of this tree. She would stand and listen, then start digging at the bark. That seemed sort of odd to me … so I took a closer look …
And I found, on the opposite side of the tree, that the bark was bucking ...
And I found, on the opposite side of the tree, that the bark was bucking …
That seemed a little worrisome ...
That’s a little worrisome …
So thanks to Emm, I have talked to the power company and we are all scratching our heads. This very big, very heavy tree is between a rock and a hard place ... or more specifically, a power line ...
So thanks to Emm, I have talked to the power company and we are all scratching our heads. This very big, very heavy tree is between a rock and a hard place … or more specifically, a power line …
and my house! Yipes! I guess time will tell what happens, but in the long run, I think it pays to listen to your dogs!
and my house!  I guess time will tell what happens, but in the long run, thanks for the head’s up girlfriend.

 

 

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