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Balsam fir hacked, stolen from Guelph Arboretum

Vandal may have targeted it as a Christmas tree

November 27, 2019
By CBC News

A 20-foot balsam fir tree was chopped down on the weekend at the Guelph Arboretum. CBC News photos

A 20-foot-tall balsam fir tree growing at Guelph’s Arboretum was chopped down over the weekend, possibly by someone looking for a Christmas tree to decorate. The culprit “brutally hacked” the tree, discarding the middle section and keeping the upper part.