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How to Determine Tree Age and Really Why it Matters

How to Determine Tree Age and Really Why it Matters

To determine tree age you can use a few methods.  One is simple enough to do as a science activity with kids.  Tree aging can provide a wealth of information.  Examining tree rings can not only age a tree but also provide a lot of interesting historical and climate information.

Teresa Coppens

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