12 Nov '11, 1pm

Healthy 75' Tree Cut Down to Decorate Rockefeller Center. Does It Have to Be This Way?

Healthy 75' Tree Cut Down to Decorate Rockefeller Center. Does It Have to Be This Way?

This week, a Norway spruce planted in 1931 was cut down in the prime of its life. It was loaded onto a truck in Mifflinville, Pennsylvania and sent east to New York City, where it arrived on Friday. On November 30, it will be covered in 30,000 LEDs and take its place as the latest in a long line of majestic Christmas trees, each the most famous of its day. The poor tree! With the headline "Slain Tree Carcass Being Dragged To Rock Center For Celebration," Gothamist captured the sentiment of those who hate seeing beautiful trees cut down. The problem is that it feels wrong to complain about this. What would Christmas in New York be without the Rockefeller Center tree? As it turns out, there's a way to have a tree without killing it. In a 2009 op-ed in the New York Times , John Duvall proposed transplanting a live tree to Rockefeller Center every year, and sending it home in ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/healthy-75-norway-spruc...

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