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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Survivor - a saved oak tree in Skagit Valley.

In 2009, this oak tree was suffering from a fungus and rotting branches. A small group of senior citizens rallied to save it. Today it stands as you see it, healthy and strong and guarding the schoolyard in La Conner, WA.

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Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: La Conner, Washington, United States of America
Copyright: © Jane Green