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Old Tree

OPB | Feb. 11, 2010 12:30 p.m.

Join a 3-day journey deep into the Eagle Cap Wilderness in search of a truly ancient tree. Discovered on a dangerously steep mountain, the limber pine could be among the oldest trees in Oregon – and it’s still alive.

First Broadcast: 2010
Producer: Vince Patton
Videographer/Editor: Michael Bendixen
Photos Courtesy of : Evan Larson and Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research: Univ. of Arizona

More Information
Champion Trees
Limber Pine Communities
The Gymnosperm
Cusick Mountain’s Namesake (PDF)


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  • Christine and David Vernier
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