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The Old Cypress Tree of Estend was recorded on the List of National Natural Heritages

The Old Cypress Tree of Estend which is located in the Estend Village, 30 Km Northeast of Haji Abad, Village of Bohnabad, in the Shaskouh section of the Town of Zirkouh" was recorded on the List of National Natural Heritage.

From a report of the Public Relations Department of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Administration of South Khorasan: - The Expert for Recording Natural Heritages said: “After reviewing the record and Policy of the Natural Heritage Committee which was held in Tehran on the 18th November, 2015 the Old Cypress Tree of Estend was recorded on the List of National Natural Heritage”.
Mrs.Zahra Malakouti added: “This Old Cypress Tree of Estend is located in the grain field of the Village of Estend. The strength and stability of this tree can be seen from a distance. The trunk has a beautiful and eye-catching twist. The trunk has a circumference of 10.7 meters and at a height of 14 meters, and for the people of the region is highly valued and respected, and in the past the wood of this tree was used for firewood and for cooking on special occasions and in cold weather, they burned the wood to heat stoves in winter”.

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