Swamp white oak tree cut down

August 29, 2012 | 6:13 p.m. CDT
City forester Dave Dittmer uses a STIHL 660 chainsaw to cut down a swamp white oak on Wednesday in Lions-Stephens Park . A large branch from the 50-foot tree recently broke off and fell to the ground, prompting Columbia Parks and Recreation to order its removal.

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