Richmond Hill Woods City Park

This blog is dedicated to preserving Asheville, NC's largest wooded green space, Richmond Hill Park, from becoming an athletic field complex and National Guard armory. If you want to Save this wooded park WRITE, CALL or email all City Council and Parks and Recreation TODAY. TEll them you oppose the ball fields in this unique, hilly and amazing wooded park. There are better places for ball fields than in the exceptional city park.

Monday, May 29, 2006


Notice the large white pine logs stacked up for timer. The following quote is from parks and recreation's presentation to the city tree commission.

"Our Findings

Virginia pine volunteer trees cover most of project area.
White pine under story.
Timber quality is low."

It looks like the city failed to tell the whole truth about what trees that would be cut down in the park. And don't forget about the oaks, and the other hardwood trees like hickories and sourwoods that are also getting cut down. No mention of them in the report.  Posted by Picasa

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