Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Op ed piece questions proposed tree ordinance, cites Council champion's reservations; Chapel Hill, NC

chapelhillnews.com Up the wrong tree:
When even Jim Ward questions the wisdom of the proposed new regulations restricting tree-cutting in Chapel Hill, you have to take notice.
Ward, a member of the Chapel Hill Town Council, is also curator at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. His tree-loving credentials are unimpeachable.
But even Ward has strong doubts about the proposed new ordinance. It looks, he said, 'like a very, very blunt instrument that is perhaps overreaching what we need to do.'

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