Petition opposes tree cutting from South March Highlands
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By Denise Deby, StittsvilleCentral, January 20, 2017

Trees are again being cut down in Ottawa’s South March Highlands. KNL is removing trees from 75-100 hectares of land in the Highlands, one of Ottawa’s most biodiverse areas, in preparation for construction.

They’re required to take measures to mitigate against harming species at risk (including Blanding’s turtles, Least bitterns and butternut trees) and other wildlife.Residents are concerned, though, that destroying the trees now will destroy hibernating wildlife and their habitat, including shelter and food sources. Some have started a petition, available here.

https://stittsvillecentral.ca/petition-opposes-tree-cutting-from-south-march-highlands/