Wolf Ridge

Cracking Trees


Posted By Wolf Ridge Naturalist
December 1, 2014

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This week maple and pine trees were cracking from the cold. The reason they crack is because the sap inside the tree freezes and expands. You can hear the cracking happen and feel it cracking when you touch it.

Head outside on a cold night and see what you can hear!

~Sydney Stock and Megan Johnson

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