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Utah Appears Well on its Way to Having a New State Tree

THE STATE SENATE HAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED A MEASURE, CHANGING THE STATE TREE FROM THE COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE TO THE QUAKING ASPEN.

THE CHANGE WAS PUSHED BY A FOURTH-GRADE CLASS IN SEVIER COUNTY, THAT ARGUED... THE ASPEN IS A BETTER REPRESENTATION OF OUR STATE.

STUDENTS TOLD LAWMAKERS, THE ASPEN HAS A STRONG ROOT SYSTEM... AKIN TO OUR STATE'S CULTURAL EMPHASIS ON FAMILY HISTORY.

THE BILL NOW MOVES TO THE HOUSE FOR CONSIDERATION.

 

 

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