All Things Gardening forum: California pays $205,000 to relocate manzanita plant

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Mangogirl
Apr 18, 2012 1:29 PM CST
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dave
Apr 18, 2012 1:32 PM CST

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Seems like a chainsaw would have been cheaper.
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Horntoad
Apr 18, 2012 5:47 PM CST
Fast-forward to the summer wildfire season. California spend hundreds of thousands of dollars and countless man hours protecting manzanita shrub from approaching fires, while near by homes burn to the ground. Grumbling
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woofie
Apr 20, 2012 7:39 PM CST
Now, now, ya got to read the whole thing. Smiling There's an update at the end of this article that is worth reading:
http://jalopnik.com/5902371/why-california-spent-205000-to-m...
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Mangogirl
Apr 20, 2012 9:24 PM CST
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