Champion specimens a big part of everyday landscape , KY

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Champion specimens a big part of everyday landscape , KY

Post by edfrank » Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:34 pm

Champion specimens a big part of everyday landscape

http://www.kentucky.com/2012/06/15/2225 ... -list.html


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...In Central Kentucky, we have our share of these noble giants — strong, resilient trees that have stood their ground for centuries, weathering storms and providing sustenance for all sorts of creatures. Many have been recognized for the sizes they have reached and been cherished for their historical presence.

Big trees are registered as champions on the national, state and even county level; foresters and conservation-minded people enjoy and encourage the discovery and nomination of new finds for possible inclusion in the ranks of historic trees.

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/06/15/2225 ... rylink=cpy
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