Tree experts visiting Waco awed by city’s majestic oaks

  • Tree experts visiting Waco awed by city’s majestic oaks

     Neil updated 8 years, 2 months ago 1 Member · 1 Post
  • Neil

    September 28, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    It takes a mighty tree to impress Pete Smith, who has seen the state’s mightiest as head of the Texas A&M Forest Service’s Big Tree Registry.

    But a tour of downtown Waco trees Thursday left him marveling at the city’s “urban forest.”

    “This is a big one,” he said, after measuring the trunk of a gnarled live oak next to the Taylor Museum, 701 Jefferson Ave. The circumference was 230 inches, suggesting it is several hundred years old and big enough to qualify for the state registry.

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