villagers prevent felling of 800-year-old oak tree

Villagers and environmentalists in the Aegean province of Denizli have successfully prevented the felling of an 800-year-old oak tree standing in the way of road construction by having it declared a “monumental tree.

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2 thoughts on “villagers prevent felling of 800-year-old oak tree

  1. Good for them! I hate it when a beautiful tree like that has to give way to ‘development’.

  2. Me too–one thing I really dislike about suburbs are the spindly trees.

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