Oak trees chopped down in Merritt Island neighborhood (FL)

Flat-topped tree stumps marked with pink spray paint now line Old Parsonage Drive, where Brevard County crews chopped down a dozen majestic oak trees.  The tree-cutting operation roiled the New Georgiana Settlement neighborhood. Officials said wayward tree roots were cracking sidewalks and the road asphalt, so the oaks had to go.  Naturally, some residents were outraged. One decried the “ridiculous massacre” in an opinion piece in the August issue of Merritt Island Now, claiming that “Brevard County orchestrated their Pearl Harbor attack on our mature tree-lined street.”    Read the article………….

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