Auburn University Toomer's Corner oak trees http://apr.org en Crews to Install Wires to Temporarily Replace Oaks http://apr.org/post/crews-install-wires-temporarily-replace-oaks <p>Auburn University officials say crews will begin installing wires that will temporarily replace poisoned oak trees that were cut down and removed from campus.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Opelika-Auburn News (http://bit.ly/15ICdXR ) reports that Auburn city crews will begin installing the wires at Toomer's Corner on Tuesday. School officials say the wires will be strung along three poles and will form a "V" over the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and College Street.<br> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:35:46 +0000 The Associated Press 35485 at http://apr.org Crews to Install Wires to Temporarily Replace Oaks Auburn Seeks Input on Future of Toomer's Corner http://apr.org/post/auburn-seeks-input-future-toomers-corner <P>Auburn University is seeking input from students, faculty and residents on what Toomer's Corner should look like if the iconic oak trees have to be destroyed after they were poisoned.</P> <DIV> <P>The Opelika-Auburn News reports (http://bit.ly/11bFHSk) that feedback is being sought in the form of an online survey from now until Jan. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:38:02 +0000 The Associated Press 22939 at http://apr.org Auburn Seeks Input on Future of Toomer's Corner Auburn Says Fire Damage Weakening Toomer's Oaks http://apr.org/post/auburn-says-fire-damage-weakening-toomers-oaks <P>A new report from Auburn University says the fire that damaged the oak trees at Toomer's Corner will make the trees even weaker than they were beforehand.</P> <P>A study released on Monday says the trees already were in what it calls a "severe state of decline" from being poisoned.</P> <DIV> <P>The report says flames that severely damaged the trees on Nov. 18 will only worsen their condition.</P> <P>It says damage will likely leave the trees without foliage all winter, reducing photosynthesis to even lower levels. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 14:35:29 +0000 The Associated Press 21226 at http://apr.org Auburn Says Fire Damage Weakening Toomer's Oaks