Word the Township of Langley may limit tree cutting has meant increased cutting, writer says. Black Press photo

LETTER: Word of impending tree removal bylaw has unintended consequence, writer says

Property owners are ‘rushing to cut healthy, beautiful, very old conifers’

Dear Editor,

One of Mayor [Jack] Froese’s re-election goals was to work on a tree removal bylaw.

He and council had better work pretty fast or much of Langley Township will be clear cut!

It seems many property owners, scared that such might be forthcoming, are rushing to cut healthy, beautiful, very old conifers – just “because they can?”

Evidence is very sadly seen-just on 240th [Street] from Fraser Highway north to 56th [Avenue], and I’m sure in many other areas

Win Bromley, Langley Township

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