Today's letters: On lifting the mask mandate; on cutting down mature trees

By Roger Webber-Taylor and Carolyn Herbert, Ottawa Citizen letter to the Editor

...The woods should be a playground for children

Re: Deforestation frustration: Woods behind Stittsville school set to be cut down, March 11.

Are these people out of their minds? They want to cut down part of a
wood because it’s a hazard, in order to make a playground. Children need to be children; these woods should be their playground.

...We must preserve mature trees to fight climate change

I am horrified that any mature trees would be removed from school properties in a time when we must preserve as much of our urban forest as we can to help our city’s adapt to climate warming.

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