Aspen Bark - Animal Striping?
I am new to Minnesota, I planted 6 aspens trees last year and something in this past week has stripped off the bark. Please see attached photos. Any ideas on what? Will the trees live? Any info/advice is appreciated. Regards, Fran Fox
Our guess is that the bark has been stripped by squirrels. Go here to learn about that and compare images of such damage:
The affected trees might or might not survive. Go here to learn more: