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Update on Big Pine’s Roosevelt Pine

By Deb Murphy The Roosevelt Pine isn’t going to make it to the ripe old age of Sequoias in the mountains or to an impressive 250-foot height. But, steps can be taken to extend its life. That was the message delivered by Dustin Blakely, University of California Farm Advisor, at last Monday’s Big Pine Civic […]

 
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Big Pine rallies around a peaked Roosevelt Pine

By Deb Murphy The Roosevelt Pine, a giant sequoia at the corner of U.S. Highway 395 and State Route 168, is a communal tree—the one distinguishing thing that identifies Big Pine. The pine gets decorated for Christmas, is the backdrop for ceremonies at the communities Veterans’ Memorial and the sign southbound Piners are finally home. […]

 
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