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Dead Trees Cause Hazards

To the Editor:

If conditions in wooded parts of Morrisons Cove and environs is similar to those in southeastern Franklin County — and I suppose they are — Herald readers may already be aware of the increasing hazards brought by the collapse of dead, brittle white ash trees in the wake of the decade-old (or longer) invasion of the emerald ash borer.

Dead trees are falling on roads, utility lines and buildings on (an unscientifically) observable rate. It’s not beyond possibility that motorists, cyclists, hikers or patio-sitters may be struck and injured by a falling tree...


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