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Are trees long-lived?

Author(s):

Year:

2009

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Source:

Tree Care Industry Magazine. 20(7): 8-11.

Description

Trees and tree care can capture the best of people's motivations and intentions. Trees are living memorials that help communities heal at sites of national tragedy, such as Oklahoma City and the World Trade Center. We mark the places of important historical events by the trees that grew nearby even if the original tree, such as the Charter Oak in Connecticut or the Wye Oak in Maryland, has been lost.

Citation

Smith, Kevin T. 2009. Are trees long-lived?. Tree Care Industry Magazine. 20(7): 8-11.

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https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/17318