Rooted in History

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Rooted in History

Pines peeled for food a legacy left by Utes

A large Ute medicine tree, or culturally modified ponderosa pine, is seen at Target Tree Campground in the San Juan National Forest in La Plata County.







 

Rooted in History

A large Ute medicine tree, or culturally modified ponderosa pine, is seen at Target Tree Campground in the San Juan National Forest in La Plata County.







 

"One pound of cambium is the equivalent of 600 calories and is high in fiber, calcium, protein, carbohydrates, magnesium, iron, zinc, vitamin C and equal in food value to nine glasses of milk."

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