Dangerous trees are removed in Cuenca

Seeing a tree get cut down causes many to ask why. This happens quite often when people see EMAC (The Municipal Department of Sanitation) workers trimming or cutting down trees, as many have seen lately near the Hotel Oro Verde area on Avenida Tres de Noviembre near the Rio Tomebamba. However, there are good reasons. “Trees may be leaning too much, too many of their roots might be exposed, or the tree is sick are some of the reasons for a tree to be chopped down”,  explained EMAC manager, Andrea Arteaga. “Before a tree is cut down, a technical analysis…

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