Big Move

Stephen Messenger, a writer covering environmental issues for, posted a story today about the so-far-successful relocation of a massive, 100-year-old oak tree in League City, Texas here. “At 56 feet tall, 135 inches around, and a weight of more than 518,000 pounds, moving the tree to its new home 1,500 feet away proved a monumental task — but well worth the effort.”  The feel-good piece links to the League City website and the following video at YouTube:

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