Thursday, November 24, 2011

Vandals Rip Up Almost A Hundred Newly Planted Trees In Gerritsen Beach

Less than 30 day after bring planted as part of the MillionTreesNYC program close to a hundred saplings were ripped out and tossed to the side. Up rooting newly planted trees as part of the city's tree initiative is not new.


This past weekend the Gerritsen Beach ball fields dugout and newly planted trees have been destroyed, according to GERRITSENBEACH.NET.

Vandals ripped up and tossed around more than a hundred trees. They also severely damaged the dugout bending fence poles completely out of shape.


Up rooted saplings strewn about.

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By GERRITSENBEACH.NET - November 22, 2011

WPIX 11 - November 23 - By Hilary Whittier

1 comment:

  1. What a damn shame! This is a felony. Please tell the Parks Department to install cameras in all parks, and catch the bastards! They must be ordered to replant the trees where salvageable, and plant new ones. The vandals need to be publicly humiliated.