Originally Posted by warbonnetguy
isn't bear bagging still widely accepted? this is way worse than even hanging without tree straps, as the line saws into the bark of the tree as the weighted bag is raised and then lowered again in the morning.
I'm no arborist but I would think the opposite true, that damaging the trunk would be much worse than a single branch. I'm not disagreeing that both seem bad for the tree though.