The camera does not do justice to the way this bur oak towers over a neighbour’s backyard. What it does accurately depict is how the “bones” of a tree are more visible in winter. This bur oak is a beauty–one of 24 distinctive trees that thrive in Champlain Park.
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The Champlain Oaks Project: we're a volunteer group of neighbours, honoured to share our community with these magnificent old-growth giants, and dedicated to celebrating, preserving, and restoring the historic Oak forest in Ottawa's West end.