Towering cottonwood tree honored by Colorado

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Towering cottonwood tree honored by Colorado


From right, Phyllis Lea, Robert Lea, Peter Schertz and Mark Anderson are joined by three people behind the tree to measure the circumference of the Rio Grande cottonwood in their neighborhood on Silverton Avenue that has been declared the State Tree Champion for the species. The group was at a party April 27 to celebrate the designation.

 

Towering cottonwood tree honored by Colorado


From right, Phyllis Lea, Robert Lea, Peter Schertz and Mark Anderson are joined by three people behind the tree to measure the circumference of the Rio Grande cottonwood in their neighborhood on Silverton Avenue that has been declared the State Tree Champion for the species. The group was at a party April 27 to celebrate the designation.

 

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