Industry News: Litigation

Airport's tree cuttings cause stir

Sunday, April 7, 2019  
Posted by: Dana Walker

TRAVERSE CITY — More trees are coming down in Traverse City, leaving empty lots that


upset some neighbors, Kimberly Homminga among them.

Her house is east of Cherry Capital Airport land formerly forested but now cleared, save a belt of trees along three sides, cuttings maps show.

Homminga said owls and other wildlife were frequent sights in the seven years she’s lived there. Now she can see planes in one direction and store lights from roughly two miles away, she said.

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