Nature Conservancy recommends a better fate for your Christmas tree

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By the Canadian Press, 1310 News, January 2, 2019

Canada's Christmas tree farms produce over three million pine, spruce and fir trees each year — and most of them are simply abandoned at the curb soon after Santa makes his annual visit.

Now, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is suggesting that people should instead haul their tree to the backyard, to help nature and learn a bit about ecology.

"There are better things we can do with our live Christmas tree when we're done with it," said Dan Kraus, senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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