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Posted December 19, 2011 - 11:02 PM

Read this on the news today.

"COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Preliminary estimates from the Texas Forest Service show the year-long drought in Texas may have claimed as many as a half-billion trees."

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 11:45 PM

Ronnie, That doesn't surprise me at all. There all hundreds of dead trees down here. Some of the big Pecan trees even died from the ground water table dropping so low. A real shame to loose all these beautiful trees..

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Posted December 20, 2011 - 12:46 AM

This is sad. I do hope that when this is over there is a program so that these grow back nice and not just a bunch of trash weeds.

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Posted December 20, 2011 - 11:31 AM

That's a sad thing for sure! I was wondering if there was anyone making "lemonade" out of this bad situation. Will the trees be used for something constructive or just left to rot?

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Posted December 20, 2011 - 12:56 PM

Ronnie we have friends there in College station / Bryon TX. They use to have a Bryon address but they moved so I'm not sure if it is College station or Bryon.

Sad to hear about the tree's but nature does have a way of restoring things back to it's natural beauty. Let's hope this is the case as well.