Tuesday, 30th September 2014

Felled tree destroys forestry sign

Posted on 29. Nov, 2011 by in Cranbrook |  

Vandals cut down a tree and destroyed a forestry sign with it near Cranbrook, reports Sally MacDonald for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.

Source: cranbrookcommunityforest.com

Police believe a person used an axe to cut down the tree so it fell on the kiosk for the Cranbrook Community Forest. Kathleen Opal, a member of the community forest society, said the sign is complete write off.

“I’m not a tree cutter, but they would have had to angle it and direct it,” she said. “It was a deliberate act; it wasn’t random.”

Source: Cranbrook Daily Townsman

Read more, and see a photo of the destroyed sign, at the Townsman.

According to the society’s blog, the signs were erected earlier this month to provide ecological information, contact information and recognize sponsors of the of the community forest.

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