Brewster trees revived by art

Chainsaw artist Jacob Lucas of Bonney Lake burns the fine details of a salmon on one of the two diseased London Planetrees included in the city’s $10,000 tree carving project.

Photo by Sarah Highfield.
Chainsaw artist Jacob Lucas of Bonney Lake burns the fine details of a salmon on one of the two diseased London Planetrees included in the city’s $10,000 tree carving project.

— An arborist gave the pair one year to live.

In July, two London Planetrees in Columbia Cove RV Park were “diagnosed” with anthracnose, a fungal disease that attacks the tips of young twigs and leaves and can cause trees to defoliate...

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