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Hazardous trees removed from Evergreen pocket park


September 12, 2018

Photo courtesy of Brian Hotrum

CHUCK'S TREE SERVICE personnel cut trees in the pocket park on Evergreen Lane.

The City of Sweet Home cut down 10 hazardous trees in the 1400 block of Evergreen Lane, which is a loop around a pocket park.

Following a complaint about dead trees, the city contacted and received quotes from three independent arborists to look at all the trees in the loop, said Public Works Director Greg Springman. An aborist recommended removal of 10 trees, including seven that were dead and three that were hazardous.

Chuck's Tree Service cut the trees and will grind the stumps, Springman said. Public Works removed the logs and debris, which was sold to T2 for chipping to help offset th...

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