the expert who wants to replace all the exotics…and an independant expert..do a tree-by-tree analysis….
(i’m with the independant expert on this one..eh?
“..subject to a bit of nutrition and care, they will go on and serve the city well for another 150 years…It would be a tragedy to remove them because you have got to wait another 30 years to get an equivalent…”
that phrase again…”..wait another 30 years..”
is that what we really want to do….?
how about just planting more trees…?…hey..! there’s an idea…eh..?
clumps of natives all through the city….yes.?..and ‘as well as’ the exotics..not instead of them….?
go to source/story>>Doomed exotics in ‘perfect health’ – 30 Dec 2005 – National News