What did we find inside of the 400-year-old Eagle Tree?
Greetings from your friendly Los Angeles tour guides and historians, with news from Compton: it’s dragonfly season like we’ve never seen it before!
These lace winged lovelies are swarming in the trees romancing each other, dipping down to earth to slurp up moisture from the Compton Creek, and devouring mosquitos by the score.
We got to see a lot of them today, when we visited this urban fairyland to talk with our friends at Compton City Hall about what’s next for the 7-ton Eagle Tree trunk and the ancient tree’s young clones, now that the story of our behind-the-scenes work to preserve and revive this ancient Sycamore has been published in Alta Magazine.
For our latest post that’s hidden from the rest of the internet, we wanted to share something weird and wonderful that we discovered after the 400 year old tree fell—the treasures that the Eagle Tree had hidden inside her hollow trunk.
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