State Will Cut Trees To Make Buffer From Wildfires for Residential Areas in Napeague - 27 East

State Will Cut Trees To Make Buffer From Wildfires for Residential Areas in Napeague

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New York State says it will create

New York State says it will create "fire breaks" by clearing trees in state parks where they abut residential areas to protect against the threat of wildfires that some fear could explode out of control because of the tens of thousands of dead pine trees in the East Hampton and Amagansett area that were victims of southern pine beetlle infestations. MICHAEL WRIGHT

authorMichael Wright on Dec 6, 2023
Tree cutting crews working for New York State will soon begin felling pine trees in state-owned woodlands that abut residential areas of Amagansett to create firebreaks that lessen the threat... more

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