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Should city give forest land to developers? | Guest View

 

Last updated 11/12/2020 at 9am



Do you enjoy driving beside the trees along Olympic View Drive in the Perrinville area? Did you know that major development is being planned for the 5-acre plot known as the Perrinville Woods on the hill above the Perrinville intersection?

Development planned for Perrinville Woods would sacrifice nearly 150 mature trees, along with a small wetland and significant wildlife habitat. Multiple ravines and slopes on the property would require major excavation to prepare the site for development.

Obviously, this would destabilize the hillside and contribute to a huge increase in stormwater runof...



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