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Lufkin Saves Tree Seeds, Gives Another Texas Ecosystem New Life
Lufkin Saves Tree Seeds, Gives Another Texas Ecosystem New Life
It was a little more than a year ago that the most destructive wildfire in Texas history destroyed much of the vegetation in Bastrop County near Austin. It was a major setback for the renowned Lost Pines ecosystem. The fire covered 32,400-acres, destroyed 1,660 homes and killed 1.5 million trees. Now, Lufkin is coming to the rescue. Eleven-hundred pounds of tree seeds that were stored in Lufkin an