SkyWatch Friday: Verdant, she is

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SkyWatch Friday, April 24, 2009

This is the ‘grandmother’ weeping birch in my backyard here in Bend, Oregon, USA. She’s greening out! Thanks to her annual spring injection of insecticide to kill the bronze borer beetle that is decimating the birch trees in Central Oregon, and although additional dead branches show up each year, she’s still alive and kicking, so to speak!

The sky that is held up by this magnificent tree was brilliant blue today. The sun reflecting off the white bark made magic.

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Click this link to see what’s up with the skies all over the planet today.

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