Comment of the Day: Why Drought-Stricken Trees Need to Come Down

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

We offered photos of a major culling of drought-stricken trees by 43rd and T.C. Jester.

One reader said taking the trees away was a sad but necessary task.

sbterry wrote:

Sad to see them go, but glad that the city is doing the right thing by cutting them down now. They are all just a tinderbox ready to ignite! With hopefully cooler weather on the way, I'm glad the errant spark from a fireplace won't have the opportunity to start a fire that could potentially take out entire neighborhoods and businesses.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send: