TITLE

ANCIENT OAK THREATENED BY ROADWAY

AUTHOR(S)
Grissett, Sheila
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
International Oaks;Spring2003, Issue 14, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a road project being done in Jefferson Parish in Louisiana in 2003 might damage the live oak Quercus virginiana. Efforts are being done by a group led by Louisiana Governor Murphy James Foster, Jr. to protect the tree, which is estimated to be approximately 600 years old. The tree is registered in the Live Oak Society as Old Dickory.
ACCESSION #
49139883

 

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