Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Where have all the trees gone?


A Sun Valley Co. mantra must be (with apologies to Joyce Kilmer), “I think that I shall never see, a tree as lovely as a parking lot.”

By the Sun Valley Lodge on Sun Valley Road was a long stand of mature trees lovingly placed there by Earl Holding in the late 1970s.  Now all those trees have been torn out, leaving a barren scene fully exposing the glorious parking lot. And that has been repeated at the parking lot corner at Dollar Road and Elkhorn Road. Maybe the next trees to go are in front of the laundry facility now under construction.

Some avant-garde landscape designer must see natural beauty in all that.

Milton Adam

Sun Valley




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