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NS forest researchers discover oldest tree in Maritimes

November 22, 2021  By CFI staff

Forest researchers with Nova Scotia’s Department of Natural Resources and Renewables discovered a 532-year-old hemlock tree this summer, making it the oldest tree recorded in the Maritimes.

According to CBC, the eastern hemlock is in a protected old-growth forest stand near the South Panuke Wilderness Area, northwest of Hubbards.

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