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Mounting Metal Brackets to Cedar Trees (MI)

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From: Paul Ellerholz
Gladwin , MI
I mounted a couple of swing brackets to separate trees to support a log swing. These trees are atleast 40 yrs old. Will these screws kill the tree?

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Hi Paul:

No, these brackets won't kill your cedar trees.

Best, Jay

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