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Tree removal result of poor planning

 

April 7, 2021



Editor:

First off, you’d have thought the city would have never ever allowed Douglas firs in such a tiny park.

Re: Evergreen Loop Park razing (March 10).

The brief article failed to mention the actuator of the park’s trees sudden instability/decline and fall, the clear-cutting by a new owner in 2017 that left our park trees totally naked to the elements.

Even I, a non-logger, could see that it was just a matter of time till the park’s trees would start to fall. So I’m shocked that the city gave this guy permission to take down all his trees.

I mean, this is a logging town, rig...



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