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WolverineDG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-11 11:45 AM
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17. Some creep did this to the Treaty Oak in Austin
It took a lot of effort to save it & even then it had to be severely pruned back. Hopefully, what they learned then can be used to save these trees.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_Oak_ (Austin,_Texas)#Poisoning_and_recovery

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  -Auburn's prized Toomer's Corner (130 year old) oak trees poisoned, university says - story with pics Kadie  Feb-16-11 08:37 PM   #0 
  - why?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Liberal_in_LA   Feb-16-11 08:45 PM   #1 
  - This is cold blooded murder  Saokymo   Feb-16-11 08:46 PM   #2 
  - How horrible. Some asshole's idea of a prank, I imagine. n/t  FSogol   Feb-16-11 08:46 PM   #3 
  - What kind of twisted mind would do that?????  dixiegrrrrl   Feb-16-11 08:59 PM   #4 
  - Unbelievable  Earth_First   Feb-16-11 09:02 PM   #5 
  - A royally pissed off and sick minded Crimson Tide fan?  TheMightyFavog   Feb-16-11 09:28 PM   #8 
  - This is HORRIBLE  WildEyedLiberal   Feb-16-11 09:06 PM   #6 
  - The oaks will live one - see this graphic  csziggy   Feb-16-11 09:21 PM   #7 
  - It was an Alabama fan  d_r   Feb-16-11 09:38 PM   #9 
  - I have to ask - WTF? This auburn alabama shit is ridiculous anyway, but a moron called into a  AlabamaLibrul   Feb-17-11 04:29 AM   #14 
     - YES!  d_r   Feb-17-11 11:42 AM   #16 
  - Alabama fans are celebrating. They finally killed the Toomer's Corner Oaks.  Elwood P Dowd   Feb-16-11 09:50 PM   #10 
  - Here is a nice post from one of Alabama's better fans concerned about the trees.  Elwood P Dowd   Feb-16-11 11:50 PM   #11 
  - Mentality of sports fans. Raise some more taxes so we can pay for their shit.  lonestarnot   Feb-16-11 11:56 PM   #12 
  - Gladiatorial combat.  Peter_x   Feb-17-11 04:20 AM   #13 
  - Welcome to DU Peter_x!  Kadie   Feb-17-11 09:05 AM   #15 
  - Some creep did this to the Treaty Oak in Austin  WolverineDG   Feb-17-11 11:45 AM   #17 
 

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