Over my back fence is a little patch of greenery that I’m quite certain doesn’t look as consistently green as this any more.
The were some heavy winds across the state a couple of weeks back – we experienced a small amount of superficial damage to the house, but the trees down the hill (leading down to Fern Glade) suffered a great deal. There are a lot of broken branches, some trees snapped in half, while some of the largest have been tipped over.
Last week I wandered down the hill with the rest of the family to take a closer look at the extent of what had happened. Unfortunately, I don’t have any ‘before’ shots to give a better context for the photos, but in part it feels like a sizable section has been clear-felled by the wind.
(Photos were taken on 20091017)
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