Rattled by derecho, homeowners face tree removal dilemma

By Kristy Nease, Ottawa Citizen, July 30, 2022

If you lived through the powerful derecho storm that knocked many thousands of trees down across Ottawa in May, chances are you or someone you know has confessed to feeling anxiety with every new thunderstorm warning.

Cathy Malcolm Edwards knows the sensation well.

She thinks the massive conifer in her Carlington front yard poses a serious risk of falling in bad weather and should be removed, but at the same time it's a tree she respects for its contribution to the environment.

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