Conservation Connection: Why you should opt for a real Christmas tree

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ST. LOUIS - The smell of fresh pine; the brilliant color. Christmas trees have long been a holiday tradition in the US but in recent years, a “real versus fake” debate has emerged when it comes to buying a tree.

Community foresters with the Missouri Department of Conservation have tips and options for selecting the perfect tree.

Spokesman Mark Grueber visits Fox 2 News to discuss some advantages of having a live tree over an artificial one.

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