Rotting Trees Dumped in the Lake in Prospect Park

ROTTEN TREE WITH TREE DEBRIS LEFT DUMPED IN LAKE

Anne-Katrin Titze writes:  ”Not a healthy lakeside environment – The danger of becoming entangled in snagged fishing lines and barbed hooks has increased ten-fold for all wildlife, including egrets, herons, hawks, gulls, waterfowl, turtles, and other creatures large and small that inhabit the lake.”

“This is harming the wildlife habitat and clearly shows the lack of commitment of resources for years. The ongoing erosion and disrepair of the stone bank at many locations around the watercourse has weakened the trees.”

More of a write-up via Wood chucked — into lake! City turns Prospect Park waterway a lumber dumpster • The Brooklyn Paper:

“The city axed more than half a dozen tree houses in Prospect Park in an attempt to save a delicate lakeside ecosystem — but then tossed the lumber into the water, creating a whole new environmental no-no…”

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