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Culturally Modified Trees

Updated 2020-03-18
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  • Large Scar on Peeled CMT

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    This ponderosa pine tree was likely peeled in the 1800s to obtain the inner bark, and is located at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in Saguache County.
    Large Scar on Peeled CMT
  • Delimbed Piñon Pine

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    This CMT is located at a historic campsite along the Old Spanish National Historic Trail (OSNHT) in the San Luis Valley, Colorado; the lower branches were removed with an ax to open the area for livestock and/or increase line-of-sight.
    Delimbed Piñon Pine