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Tag: arboretum

General

Work keeps arboretum busy even in winter

The colder months are when some of the pruning and maintenance of plantings at the popular location take place.

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A hunk, a hunk of ‘burning’ leaves

OPPD Arboretum's fiery fall foliage includes the “Elvis Presley Sycamore.”

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Big Number

7,920 feet

OPPD's Arboretum, and its nearly 8,000 feet of trails is a popular spot for people of any age looking to get out into nature.

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How Does That Work?

OPPD Arboretum puts tree trimmings to work

Caretakers of the facility use the trees' own trimmings to replenish the mulch used on its 26 acres.

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General

Explore nature — and the power company? — at arboretum

At the OPPD Arboretum, visitors enjoy trees, flowers and walking trails. They may even learn something about power lines.

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Video: Tree trimmers keep trees healthy and system reliable

Contractors practiced their trade at OPPD Arboretum, debunking idea that proper cuts ruin trees.

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