Saving 400-year-old Bur Oak tree was highlight for Plano Parks and Rec in 2021
Saving 400-year-old Bur Oak tree was highlight for Plano Parks and Rec in 2021: The Bur Oak tree is one of the oldest in North Texas.
Plano's Bur Oak tree in Bob Woodruff Park South is estimated to be more than 400 years old. The tree has received special treatment and pruning to help keep it thriving. (Photo courtesy of city of Plano screenshot).
Published December 31, 2021 at 2:36 p.m. By TERI WEBSTER
Plano’s Parks and Recreation department cited a project to preserve the city’s oldest tree as one of the department’s top highlights of 2021.
The quadricentennial (400 years) Bur Oak tree in Bob Woodruff Park South, 3840 E. Park Blvd., is documented as the oldest living tree found in Plano, according to the Texas Historic Tree Coalition.
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