World’s oldest living sugar maple tree in Peterborough – it’s at least 330 years old!

Maple Leaves © Lucy Izon

Maple Leaves © Lucy Izon

Peterborough, Ontario – According to a May 10, 2013 report in the Peterborough Examiner the world’s oldest living sugar maple tree (at least 330 years!) is in Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park, which is just east of the city of Peterborough along Hwy 7 (but within city limits).  The tree was discovered by Wasyl Bakowsky, a biologist at the Ministry of Natural Resources. The age was determined by drilling a hole into the tree and counting the rings. Read the story…

 

 

 

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Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park, Douro Ontario Canada (Peterborough)

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