TITLE

Penalties can be Severe for Tree Trespass

AUTHOR(S)
Douglas, Scott
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
PlantAmnesty;Winter2002, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the problems facing mature trees throughout the Puget Sound region of Washington. Improvement of the views of surrounding houses through the illegal destruction of healthy trees; Provision of the laws for criminal charges and cases on illegal cutting of trees; Impact of urban development and growth on environmental health.
ACCESSION #
12665215

 

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