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All photos on this site are of trees that are threatened, or will be threatened in the future, by being in the proposed airspace.
May 2, 2016 - Bowman Field Tree Cutting Could Cost Extra $1M
(See: CJ Article of 05-02-16)

April 27, 2016 - Bowman Field Tree Cutting to Speed Up, Expand
(See: CJ Article of 04-27-16)

April 25, 2016 - Tackling Louisville Hot Spots Will Save Lives
(See: CJ Article of 04-25-16)

April 20, 2016 - Letter from LRAA to Bowman Field Neighbors
(See: LRAA Letter of 04-20-16)​

Latest consulting party comments on draft of Cultural Resource Evaluation


February 28, 2016 - City Struggles to Dig Out of Deep Tree Deficit
(See: CJ Article of 02-28-16)

LRAA Begins Tree Removal and Tree Trimming on LRAA-Owned Property and Properties with Existing Avigation Easements.  
(See: Tree Removal Photos)

February 4, 2016 - Letter from LRAA to Bowman Field Neighbors 
(See: LRAA Letter of 02-04-16)

Dr. David Ames report on the draft Cultural Resources Evaluation authored by LRAA's consultant, and Dr. Ames opinion on determinations of eligibility in the above-referenced consultation and undertaking. 
(See: Dr. David Ames Report on Draft CRE)  (See also: Dr. David Ames resume) 

October 21, 2015 - Letter from LRAA to Bowman Field Neighbors
(See: LRAA Letter of 10-21-16) 

October 16, 2015 - Hanson Professional Services Letters [letter #1 to 94 homeowners, letter #2 to 264 homeowners] to Bowman Field Neighbors.
(See: Hanson Letters of 10-16-15)

Section 106 Consultation Meeting Notes
(See: Meeting Notes of June 24, 2015)

Plea For The Trees comments on draft of Cultural Resource Evaluation
(See: PFFT Comments of July 9, 2015)

Other consulting party comments on draft of Cultural Resource Evaluation


May 15, 2015 - Letter from Craig A. Potts, Director, Kentucky Heritage Council and State Historic Preservation Officer to Philip J. Braden, Manager, FAA Memphis Airports District Office; (See: Craig Potts Letter of 05-15-15)  

February 20, 2015 - Olmsted Conservancy Letter to FAA to Participate in the Environmental and Historical Study (See: Olmsted Conservancy Letter of 02-20-15)

January 20, 2015 - Hanson Professional Services Letter to Bowman Field Neighbors
(See: Hanson Letter of 01-20-15)


Scarlet Oak leaves
 These oaks on Valletta Road in Seneca Gardens are threatened by Bowman Field's tree removal plan.
​© Mike Hayman