Friday, September 11, 2009

Cornell's Biggest and Oldest...Trees that is...

Photo: Cornell University Web Site
Cornell's first comprehensive tree inventory, conducted this summer, finds that the campus's 7,000-plus trees store millions of pounds of carbon and provide more than half a million dollars in benefits to the university. The oldest tree on campus? A 350-year-old white oak below the Gannett Health Services building on the southern end of Libe Slope, pictured here with graduate students Chris Gruber, left, and Fred Cowett, who conducted the inventory.

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