ENVIRONMENT
12/14/2016 02:37 am ET

The Secret To Harvesting 1 Million Christmas Trees In 6 Weeks

Santa uses a sleigh... but your tree may have hitched a ride on a chopper.

Getting all those Christmas trees into homes across the nation takes a lot of work ― especially since they have to go from the ground to living rooms in such a short span of time.

Great Big Story visited Oregon’s Holiday Tree Farms, the largest farm of its kind in the world, to find out how it gets 1 million trees harvested and shipped each holiday season. 

Turns out it takes more than just chainsaws and trucks. Helicopters are needed, too. 

Check it out above.

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