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Schmidtville Tree File: The True Saga Of A Developer Offering Holiday Turkeys For A Felled Backyard Forest…

Schmidtville Tree File: The True Saga Of A Developer Offering Holiday Turkeys For A Felled Backyard Forest…

By Andrew Macdonald

Schmidtville Trees: A HFX Developer Chopped Down A Backyard Forest in ‘93 – And Everyone Heard About it: The Saga of Frozen Holiday Turkeys for A Felled Forest

I think we need to offer modern-day Halifax City Hall a fine history lesson when it comes to chopping down trees.

As bureaucrats and politicos at City Hall now consider an option to fell 30 stately trees at Schmidtville’s Morris Street, off of Spring Garden Road, because the city wants to build a bike lane, by widening the street, and thus needing the possibility to ‘massacre’ the 30 grand and majestic trees on the downtown Halifax street, The Notebook offers a lesson on a noted housing developer’s own saga with chainsawing trees.

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Schmidtville Tree File: The True Saga Of A Developer Offering Holiday Turkeys For A Felled Backyard Forest…

Schmidtville Tree File: The True Saga Of A Developer Offering Holiday Turkeys For A Felled Backyard Forest…

By Andrew Macdonald

Schmidtville Trees: A HFX Developer Chopped Down A Backyard Forest in ‘93 – And Everyone Heard About it: The Saga of Frozen Holiday Turkeys for A Felled Forest

I think we need to offer modern-day Halifax City Hall a fine history lesson when it comes to chopping down trees.

As bureaucrats and politicos at City Hall now consider an option to fell 30 stately trees at Schmidtville’s Morris Street, off of Spring Garden Road, because the city wants to build a bike lane, by widening the street, and thus needing the possibility to ‘massacre’ the 30 grand and majestic trees on the downtown Halifax street, The Notebook offers a lesson on a noted housing developer’s own saga with chainsawing trees.

read more
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