Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Thames (NZ): Shortland Cemetery Tree Clearance

The Shortland Cemetery in Danby Street has had warnings in place for sometime now regarding the unsafe trees in the upper portion of the grounds. Someone had ring-barked trees and these were breaking and posing a safety danger not only to people but to the historic graves below.
This week TCDC have a team working on clearing and removing the dangerous trees and branches. A helicopter is being used to lift the trees and place them temporarily in a gully to the south.
Full information at TCDC news site.

Below are photographs of the helicopter in action, Tuesday 2 May 2017.