Archive: Brockley Society Newsletter article – April 2012

The following article originally appeared in the Brockley Society Newsletter in April 2012Are our trees in crisis?A debate is raging among the tree officers of the Brockley Society as to whether to define the present predicament of the conservation area's tree-stock as a crisis. But whether a "crisis" or a "chronic situation", there is agreement that something urgently must be done ...

Now you see it …

This is the post that prompted us to launch the Brockley Street Trees blog. A beautiful flowering cherry that had graced our street for many decades is removed in an hour and the stump tarmac'd over. http://brockleycentral.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/tree-bugger.htmlMore shocking were the (tiny minority) who commented that the street looked 'tidier' without it ... We were convinced that ...