A Tree’s End

A few of the tall pine trees in the neighborhood have fallen prey to the mountain pine beetle. And, it doesn’t take long for an infected tree to wither and die. Cutting down a dying or dead tree is the only option. In late September, one of those dying trees was cut down …

 

 

It was sad to see a 40-year-old tree meet an unfortunate end. Yet, it stood tall through strong winds, winter cold, and summer heat.

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