Volunteers work on Edmond arboretum

Work to get rid of the threat of invasive tree species was done by volunteers at the Margaret Annis Boys Centennial Arboretum. The work was needed to help protect native grasses.
by Diana Baldwin Published: March 2, 2013
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Volunteers helped to eliminate the threat of invasive tree species at the Margaret Annis Boys Centennial Arboretum.

The arboretum, or what is referred to as a tree museum, is at the south end of Bickham-Rudkin Park, on 33rd Street between Boulevard and Bryant Avenue.

The trail's central section consists of native grasses that are under threat from the spread of unwanted trees.

The work was needed to maintain this natural area and preserve its biodiversity, wildlife, ecosystem and visual interest, city urban forestry officials said.


by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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