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Our woodlands are turning grey with time


Last updated 2/14/2013 at Noon

A road crew examines a fallen oak tree along Live Oak Park Rd. on Feb. 5.

On Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 5, another grand one of our cherished mighty oaks said good-by along Live Oak Park Road. She measured about 24-inches across at the base and was approximately 35-feet in height. Her canopy showed sparseness and that she was ailing.

We must understand that our native woodlands have many levels of maturity and those majestic huge oaks and native trees are slowly lying down due to the aging process for trees do not live forever.

My philosophy is that trees are like people, no two are exactly alike and when our time comes, to nature we shall all return.

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