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The Ghost Trees of Shenandoah

The Ghost Trees of Shenandoah
Chestnut trees along Skyline Drive in Virginia destroyed by Chestnut blight over seventy years ago. Chestnut trees used to be among the most common trees in the Shenandoah valley. Now only their skeletons remain. Unfortunately, foreign insect invaders are continuing to decimate certain species of trees in this region.

www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/05/deadly-imports-one-us-forest-25-tree-deaths-caused-foreign-pests-and-disease

Bridget O'boyle, goandgo, Tacheles, Arlequin Photographie and 31 other people have particularly liked this photo


24 comments - The latest ones
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
Genial, Val ! A wonderfully composed moody picture !
2 months ago.
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
Admirable paysage bien rendu.... HFF.
2 months ago.
 Nautilus
Nautilus club
photo à l' ambiance dramatique , qui colle bien à l' histoire que tu racontes.
2 months ago.
 Jean
Jean club
A beautiful atmospheric shot. Great title.
2 months ago.
 Chris10
Chris10 club
Haha, I love you Ghosts Valerie!

Greetz and happy weekend to you, CHristien.
2 months ago.
 Lee & Luv
Lee & Luv club
Beautiful Masterpiece :-)
2 months ago.
 cammino
cammino club
Impressive tree ruins!
2 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
They make a great picture Val !!
2 months ago.
 FotoArt
FotoArt club
Das Motiv ist schon gut. Aber der Naturschaden ist schrecklich. Leider haben wir hier bei uns den Borkenkäfer-Befall. Weite Teile unseres Waldes sind bedroht. In manchen Gegenden sieht es schon ganz schrecklich aus.
2 months ago.
 Hélène Lombard
Hélène Lombard club
Grande photo !! Bon WE.
2 months ago.
 Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge club
Desolate Beauty
2 months ago.
 Nicole Merdrignac
Nicole Merdrignac club
Très belle photo triste . Nicole.
2 months ago.
 Anji.
Anji. club
Superbe !
2 months ago.
 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Excellent shot! Stay well!

Admired in:
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2 months ago.
 Mick Herbert
Mick Herbert club
Excellent shot Val !
2 months ago.
 neira-Dan
neira-Dan club
une belle photo qui donne du sentiment
2 months ago.
 Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet club
SPLENDID *************************************************************
2 months ago.
 volker_hmbg
volker_hmbg club
Wonderful B&W landscape!
2 months ago.
 Proxar
Proxar club
Beautiful work!
2 months ago.
 Annemarie
Annemarie club
Wonderful
2 months ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Beautiful; works very well in b/w.
2 months ago.
 Anke Brehm
Anke Brehm
Leicht mystisch,mag ich sehr.
2 months ago.
 Tacheles
Tacheles club
A token of despair, isn't it?
Globalism brings new pests and intruders and it is sad to see long term arboral friends dying slowly. Same here in the Old World.
2 months ago.
 Bridget O'boyle
Bridget O'boyle
Interesting, but sad!
3 weeks ago.

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