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Fredericton man chains himself to tree to prevent its destruction


August 2, 2018
By Mike Jiggens

Aug. 2, 2018 – A man wishing to protect trees from being cut in downtown Fredericton, N.B. chained himself yesterday to a diseased elm tree near the historic Soldiers’ Barracks on Queen Street. The man said the tree – that was earmarked for removal – could survive another 10 years with proper pruning and inoculation.

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