Originally Posted by Nepg;
In more detail, and a slightly different view, I reply: They cut down their trees so their area would no longer have a reason to be listed as one of these "clusters" as a protected habitat. Basically, they were protecting their right to do what ever the wanted to their land. If all the trees remained and the area was written off as a protected habitat, it would be VERY difficult if not impossible to do what they want on their own property. If you wanted to build a ... I don’t know... Greenhouse, extra house for your elderly mom and dad to live in, or garage but your land had trees everywhere, you're out of luck. I'd bet the house value would go down for those reasons too.Originally Posted by original article;
Without going back to the other topics to see who, isn't their a large group of folks here that think the government is trying to control too much already? But it's okay for them to tell you what you can do and cannot do on your property if it is to save a bird?
I'm not necessarily expressing my view, simply showing the other side.