Tree Foundation—Elm Update, July 29, 2014, McKinley Park
Recently one of the Elm trees shed a large limb over the playground and damaged the park bench. No one was injured. This incident prompted Urban Forestry Services to perform aerial inspections on the group of Elms in that area. We have been informed that two trees will be removed due to substantial structural defects. The remaining six trees have structural defects that will be manage with pruning and periodic monitoring. The pruning and removals are scheduled to begin today (7-29-14) and will continue for a day or two until the work is completed.
The removal of these grand trees is a huge loss to the playground area. Once seasonal rains begin the Sacramento Tree Foundation will work with the community to plant replacement trees. In the mean time you, your friends and family can care for our beloved park trees. Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation for their next Mulch Madness! August 4th @6:30. Please register at www.sactree.com/events.