Vail’s tree troubles can’t be sprayed away

By scott miller

VAIL — Trees are a big part of Vail, from neighborhoods to parks to the resort villages. But many of those trees are in trouble.Over the past few years, town officials have taken perhaps 100 dead and dying trees from around Vail’s parking structures. The town this year will spray roughly 2,400 trees to fight bugs and diseases. And that’s just on public property.Over the past couple of seasons, “we’ve realized there’s a lot of not-so-good things going on with our trees,” town parks and recreational facilities specialist Gregg Barrie told the Vail Town Council. “A lot of trees seem …

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