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Tree Talk: July 5, 2021

This week’s featured tree is birch. Beloved for its graceful branching and distinctive naturally peeling bark, there are a number of large specimens scattered throughout the city of New

Rockford. Birch trees display lustrous green leaves in summer and bright yellow foliage in fall. During our long winters, the showy colors and textures of peeling birch bark are fully revealed. Paper birch is...