Willow oaks form a canopy over West Club Boulevard. Pruning to keep limbs away from power lines puts stress on the trees, planted along streets in Durham’s older neighborhoods more than 80 years ago and nearing the end of their natural lifespan.
Willow oaks form a canopy over West Club Boulevard. Pruning to keep limbs away from power lines puts stress on the trees, planted along streets in Durham’s older neighborhoods more than 80 years ago and nearing the end of their natural lifespan. N&O file photo
Willow oaks form a canopy over West Club Boulevard. Pruning to keep limbs away from power lines puts stress on the trees, planted along streets in Durham’s older neighborhoods more than 80 years ago and nearing the end of their natural lifespan. N&O file photo

Duke Energy has an idea to ease the pain of pruning Durham's trees

September 04, 2014 12:00 AM

UPDATED September 03, 2014 05:12 PM

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