Meet the Deodar Cedar: Ashland Tree of the Year 2002

John Yunker

Playwright, author of the environmental novel The Tourist Trail and co-founder of Ashland Creek Press.

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In Ashland, you can spend years walking right past a Tree of the Year and not know it.

Like this pair of Deodar Cedars, right smack in the middle of the Haggen grocery parking lot.

Deodar Cedars

Due to their parking-lot location, these two beautiful trees are probably among the most overlooked in Ashland, despite the fact that they provide much needed shade.

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Next time you’re on the boulevard, or at Haggen, be sure to look up … these trees are well worth checking out.

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Playwright, author of the environmental novel The Tourist Trail and co-founder of Ashland Creek Press.

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