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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. …Read More...