Tree cutting at Nassau preserve spurs anger
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A Nassau County contractor chopped down 111 trees in Nassau's Welwyn Preserve in Glen Cove, angering advocates for the wooded former Pratt estate.
The mass tree cutting a month after superstorm Sandy provoked complaints from some neighbors, park advocates and members of the North Shore Audubon Society. They accused the county of indiscriminately taking down trees to increase its reimbursement...