Auburn Toomer's Corner oak trees fire http://apr.org en 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