Diseased trees Removed from cemetery grounds

 

Karen Lipska/Pine Bluffs Post

Above: Town of Pine Bluffs crew removes trees from fence line at the cemetery.

The Town of Pine Bluffs removed the pine trees in the cemetery on July 7th. The trees have been a feature of the town for years. After the hail storm in 2016 the town has been removing damaged trees throughout the area. The pine trees had the most issues.

Mayor Justin Fornstrom said "there were several trees that are aged out or have disease problems. Some of trees were at risk for falling down and not safe for the public." He knows people love the big trees, but after seeing what the storms had done, you begin to suspect the age and size at times. They are going to replace the pine trees...



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