Got white oaks? Really large white oaks? If so, the National Park Service would like to hear from you.
The National Park Service is looking for 5 straight white oak trees that are at least 34 inches dbh and with a useable stem at least 28 feet tall to use to create a rotating central shaft and hub to restore five wooden waterwheels at the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site in Saugus. The park has been searching nationwide for 10 months to find suitable trees for the reconstruction work without success so far. (more…)