Letter to the Editor: Remove Non-Native Trees

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The lemon-scented gum eucalyptus trees that line Marine Avenue were at the center of a debate this week between residents, city staff, and arborists.
— Photo by Sara Hall ©er 

Eucalyptus trees are not native. Remember when one fell and killed the young lady on Irvine Blvd. a few years ago?

In summary: They should all be removed. Even the ones by the library.

They should be replaced with native plants and trees – we do need ‘greens’ to help with our air.

Carol Lee
Huntington Beach (former longtime Newport Beach resident)


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