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Guest opinion: 'Granny' oak worthy of saving

Original post made on Jun 6, 2011

At 300 years of age, they call her "Granny." In truth, she is a healthy, robust middle-ager with others like her having been known to exceed 600 years.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, June 6, 2011, 10:37 AM

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Posted by Chris
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:49 pm

Great perspective. The water piping will endure only decades. I wish we could value an oak tree in the same terms we value the costs and benefits of what benefits only our species.


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Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 6, 2011 at 1:15 pm

Well written....Well said...Lets hope we can have both.


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