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Heritage tree presentation

  1. 1. Heritage Tree ProjectHayley MackayUNST 124g
  2. 2. Basic Information Heritage Tree #35, 1994. Planted in the late 19th century on the Jacob Kamm estate. Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)  Deciduous tree; thrives best in warm regions with fertile soils.  Native to Eastern North America, but very common in Portland.  Largest Black Walnut in the U.S. is on Sauvie’s Island and is 130 feet tall with a 140 foot canopy spread.  Has extremely valuable wood that is use to make furniture, flooring, etc.  Has edible and tasty nuts, but are hard to open. Heritage trees began being designated in 1994, so this tree is one of the originals as it was designated that year. Public location: SW Salmon and 14th Avenue. On the corner in front of Lincoln High School. Height: 85 feet; Circumference of the trunk: 13.8 feet; Spread of the canopy: 75 feet
  3. 3. Environment Surrounding Heritage Tree #35 Located next to a busy intersection. On school grounds; on sloped grounds. Bus stop bench placed beneath the tree’s canopy.
  4. 4. Looking Up
  5. 5. Activity Surrounding the Tree Some squirrels running around the base. High school students walk nearby. Loud cars and buses are constantly passing the tree.
  6. 6. Added information Provides shelter to those who need it. Big. Hard to fully appreciate the tree with all the noisy distractions.
  7. 7. Late October
  8. 8. Late October

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