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Ironwood recreations committee strives to preserve trees

 

February 5, 2019



By BRYAN HELLIOS

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IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Parks and Recreation Committee met Monday evening to discuss its five-year park and recreation plan.

Part of the set of action plans is to revitalize the area around a small group of cottonwood trees in Ironwood.

Committee member Tom Kangas said the oldest one has suffered some damage due to winds and ice storms.

He said the tree is located off of Frenchtown Road and can be seen towering over all of the other trees.

“They think it is the third oldest tree in the state of Michigan,” he said. “Luckily, there are two o...



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