Are the white oaks near the new Costco dying? Advocates fear predictions are coming true

Site developers promised to safely transplant the trees. Local environmental advocates argued the move would likely kill them.

The latter may have been correct as the leaves on the oaks appear to be mostly brown and some branches have no leaves at all. 

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Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is the education reporter for the Statesman Journal in Salem, Oregon. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French and Francophone Studies from Willamette University.

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