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I have some cottonwood trees growing on my property, including one that is almost dead. This got me to wondering whether or not they had any good uses for preparedness. I have always considered them kind of worthless trees, but after a bit of research I have changed my mind.
While they are not good firewood, they burn poorly because they are so fibrous. But for many woodsmen, the cottonwood tree is a revered tree.
It is a good indicator of water. Their roots seek out water and you will normally be able to find water near where they grow. The dry fibrous inner bark of Cottonwood trees is great for tinder. …Read More...