Old Survey Trees

A study of old survey heritage trees bearing the marks of past surveyors  has attracted a lot of interest and responses from the community.

surveytree_pSpooner60Since the call went out to landholders and the community in the Greater Hume, Lockhart and Corowa shires for assistance in finding these trees, the researchers have located 67 trees throughout the region.

“We’ve had a lot of community interest in the project, which has resulted in the discovery of many trees of historic importance,” said Dr Peter Spooner, who leads the project Survey heritage trees: an assessment of their abundance, condition and history, (2013-2014).

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