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Adrien Lapointe
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Here is an example of living bridges in India. Any other examples in different climates?

 
Landon Sunrich
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Yes, especially in forests where there are still many interlaced strands of ceder. They form almost platforms. I have seen this work well in draws with alder.
 
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http://www.smithandwallwork.com/archives/portfolio/living-willow-bridge

The link is to a company (no affiliation) that does it, but the pictures are interesting to see. Since white willow will fuse just like cedar I wonder if you could make it over a wider distance by planting support beams/trees.
 
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really cool!
 
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