One sign left.  At least they will educate for the time they remain.

The sign next to the vandalised trees.

Marrickville Council planted four new trees in the lovely Morton Park in Lewisham only to have someone come along & vandalise two of the trees.  That’s a minimum of $2,000 of rate-payers money down the drain.

With our urban forest being only 16.3% canopy cover, we desperately need more trees.  Marrickville Council cannot increase our urban forest & beautify our municipality if people continue to kill public trees.

The vandalised trees were planted beside the children’s playground & the barbecue.  They would have provided shade & beauty for park users, as well as more habitat for wildlife.

I think it is great that Council put up a sign beside the trees rather than ignore the incident. For the time they remain, they will educate people.

I hope the two other new trees remain untouched.

The two vandalised trees would have provided shade & beauty for the playground & barbecue.  This is a senseless act.

Showing the two vandalised trees.  They would have provided shade & beauty for the playground & barbecue. This is a senseless act.

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