Heritage tree project

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Heritage tree project

  1. 1. Heritage Tree Project HAYLEY MACKAY UNST 124G SPRING TERM
  2. 2. Background Information Heritage tree #35 Black Walnut - Juglans nigra Planted in 1994; one of the originals Thrives best in warm regions with fertile soils.  Very common in Portland, though.
  3. 3. What is important about Heritage Tree #35? It’s massive canopy (75 feet) provides immense shelter during poor weather periods, ex.) in the fall.  Conveniently placed bus stop bench beneath the canopy Provides shade during hot temperatures. The bark of this Black Walnut, if ever cut down, is very valuable and can be used to make furniture, flooring, etcetera. Helps protect the soil Makes the area look nice—in the fall the leaves turn bright yellow. Edible nuts.  Important food source for wildlife (and humans!)
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