Downtown tree maintenance update

by Julie Douglas | Mar 30, 2015

A dying cherry tree in the courtyard next to the library and Tidemark Theatre will be replaced as part of the City’s annual street tree maintenance program.

“The City’s has completed the pruning of the London plane trees downtown, and as part of our inspection of the trees, the Parks Department has confirmed it will remove the cherry tree in the courtyard later this week because it is starting to decay and rot, potentially becoming a hazard in the courtyard,” says Ross Milnthorp, the City’s general manager of parks, recreation and culture. “We know that people enjoy a spectacular tree in this location, and staff will plant a new tree in the fall, when it will have a long stretch of wet weather for establishing its roots.”

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Downtown tree maintenance update

by Julie Douglas | Mar 30, 2015

A dying cherry tree in the courtyard next to the library and Tidemark Theatre will be replaced as part of the City’s annual street tree maintenance program.

“The City’s has completed the pruning of the London plane trees downtown, and as part of our inspection of the trees, the Parks Department has confirmed it will remove the cherry tree in the courtyard later this week because it is starting to decay and rot, potentially becoming a hazard in the courtyard,” says Ross Milnthorp, the City’s general manager of parks, recreation and culture. “We know that people enjoy a spectacular tree in this location, and staff will plant a new tree in the fall, when it will have a long stretch of wet weather for establishing its roots.”

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