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Knife carvers targeting Saint John’s trees

'Girdling' the trees has the potential to kill them


October 31, 2019
By CBC News

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A carved ring is clearly visible on a tree in uptown Saint John.

A knife-wielding vandal is carving rings into the bark of trees in Saint John’s uptown area. Cutting the bark – or girdling – has the potential to kill the tree.

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