trees in the community

Jim Hart jimh at verti-garden.com
Tue Apr 18 22:46:33 EST 1995


"LYVER,ANDRE,MR" <XNLC000 at MUSICB.MCGILL.CA> wrote: 
>This may not be the proper newsgroup to post this to, but I'll give it 
>a shot. Maybe somebody can help me. The following question recently 
>came up on an assignment, and it has me stumped. No pun intended. 
>"Suppose you were asked to double the number of trees in your 
>community at the lowest possible cost. How would you go about it?". 
>There are many ways in which to double the number of trees....it's 
>the "lowest possible cost" part that's getting me. How  much do trees 
>cost?  One answer thaat came up was "Move to a community that has 1 
>tree, and simply plant another one!". But that's not what I'm 
>looking for! Your help would be greatly appreciated. 
>Andre 
>xnlc at musicb.mcgill.ca 
> 
"LYVER,ANDRE,MR" <XNLC000 at MUSICB.MCGILL.CA> wrote: 
>This may not be the proper newsgroup to post this to, but I'll give it 
>a shot. Maybe somebody can help me. The following question recently 
>came up on an assignment, and it has me stumped. No pun intended. 
>"Suppose you were asked to double the number of trees in your 
>community at the lowest possible cost. How would you go about it?". 
>There are many ways in which to double the number of trees....it's 
>the "lowest possible cost" part that's getting me. How  much do trees 
>cost?  One answer thaat came up was "Move to a community that has 1 
>tree, and simply plant another one!". But that's not what I'm 
>looking for! Your help would be greatly appreciated. 
>Andre 
>xnlc at musicb.mcgill.ca 
>plant a cottonwood or other tree that will root from cuttings. 
 
 
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