The other side of Arbor month

2018-10-18 06:02
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Dear Editor,

I read the article in the Fever regarding the tree planting event at SN Primary School and have to show you the other side of Arbor month.

At our complex “we” (our trustees) cut down our indigenous trees during Arbor month.

Indigenous trees numbers 21 and 22 were cut down this week and on, top of that, “we” drain our wetland in the complex by digging trenches!

We need to thank our caring Trustees for taking such good care of destroying our environment and our ecosystems! Ninety-nine percent of the trees were of no danger to buildings, belonging, or their lives!

Environmental Affairs were not of much help, the only environmental plan that “we” have is a plan to systematically cut down the rest of the trees in the complex, one by one!

We need trees to survive in this world!

Stricter action against trustees like this would also be welcomed! For every tree they cut down unnecessary, they should plant at least 10 new trees and do weeding next to the main roads for months!

Please do an article about the unnecessary cutting down of our indigenous trees and what the consequences are.

Regards,

M Kitshoff

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