> Living ginkgo trees in North America are cultivated.
As opposed to the 6 remaining specimens preserved in that Chinese garden
100 years ago?
> Ginkgo is common
> as a street tree. So making a big protest about cutting one down just
> because its conservation status is "threatened" is probably not smart,
> if your intention is to protect the species. Make ginkgo difficult to
> cut down, and you'll give city planners a compelling reason to plant
> some other species instead of ginkgo.
> Una Smith una.smith at yale.edu>> Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
> Yale University
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' Tommy Mac