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Branches, bark, and heartwood—what appears to be nothing more than floating debris—become either home to or sustenance for a range of plants and animals.
The arts—the school’s core mission—have been cleaned out: 10 easels, nine digital pianos, eight heartwood djembes, and four conga drums, all gone.
For decking that's 100 percent heartwood, the CRA suggests using construction heart redwood.
However, the level of weather- and bug-resistance is directly related to the amount of heartwood in the boards.
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