Imagine coming home to find trees you planted on your property or marvelled at over the years for their natural beauty had been butchered.
How would you feel if the historic trees lining your town’s main street were cut almost to the trunk?
These are the situations confronting locals across the Hills with ETSA Utilities contractors working in the region to clear vegetation around powerlines.
It must be galling for property owners to watch on as the chainsaws cut away, as has happened in some cases, almost half of a tree on their land leaving it lopsided and disfigured.
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Over the past two centuries the Hills has evolved into a world-class destination – a thriving community rich in agriculture and tourism – but that development has come at a cost. Most of the Mt Lofty Ranges’ native bushland has been cleared since European settlement and if we want to preserve the remaining flora and Read More »
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