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City launches war on silent killer of redwoods

Original post made on Jul 6, 2012

Mountain View City Council members finally approved a $3 million project last week that may save redwood trees in Mountain View and Palo Alto from a slow death.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 6, 2012, 12:00 AM

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Posted by ed
a resident of Cuernavaca
on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:01 am

"Redwoods that are affected by saltwater look as if they haven't had enough water, with leaves turning brown and falling off, said Nelda Matheny, president of HortScience. It can also shrink the diameter of the tree."

I didn't know redwoods has leaves. It makes me wonder what HortScience is selling.


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Posted by Joel B
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:10 pm

Redwoods have leaves -- except they are called "needles" by many. Same difference. Before getting suspicious of someone, it pays to check one's facts.


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