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© Mike Hayman
All photos on this site are of trees that are threatened, or will be threatened in the future, by being in the proposed airspace.
November 8, 2016 - Federal Agency Faults Bowman Field Tree Plan
(See: CJ Article of 11-08-16)

November 3, 2016 - Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Letter to FAA
(See: ACHP Letter of 11-03-16)

October 6, 2016 - Bowman Field Stalls Airspace Easements for Trees
(See: CJ Article of 10-06-16)

October 5, 2016 - Announcement to Owner of Properties Targeted for Avigation Easements
(See: FitzGerald/Barras Announcement of 10-05-16)

October 5, 2016 - FAA Response Letter to Tom FitzGerald
(See: FAA Letter of 10-05-16)

September 30, 2016 - FAA Letter to Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
(See: FAA Letter of 09-30-16)

September 16, 2016 - Kentucky Resources Council/Leslie Barras Letter
(See: KRC Letter of 09-16-16)

Some Basics About Avigation Easements (Tom FitzGerald, KRC)
(See: ABC's of Avigation Easements)

July 22, 2016 - Kentucky Resources Council Letter 
(See: KRC Letter of 07-22-16)

July 15, 2016 - LRAA Letter to Bowman Field Neighbors
(See: LRAA Letter of 07-15-16)

Draft Environmental Assessment 
(See: DEA)

Public Comments on Draft Environmental Assessment


June 28, 2016 - Public Airs Bowman Field Tree Concerns
(See: CJ Article of 06-28-16)

June 27, 2016 - Press Release on Bowman Field Public Hearing
(See: Plea for the Trees Press Release of 06-27-16)

June 24, 2016 - Olmsted Parks Conservancy - Section 106 Comments
(See: OPC Board Comments of 06-24-16)

June 23, 2016 - Preserve Bowman Field Trees - Leslie Barras
(See: CJ Comment of 06-23-16)

June 6, 2016 - Report Recommends More Tree-Cutting Near Bowman
(See: CJ Article of 06-06-16)

May 31, 2016 - Hanson Professional Services Letter to Bowman Field Neighbor
(See: Hanson Letter of 05-31-16)

May 27, 2016 - Notice of Public Comment Period
(See CJ Notice of 05-27-16)

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)​

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)


Scarlet Oak leaves
 These oaks on Valletta Road in Seneca Gardens are threatened by Bowman Field's tree removal plan.
​© Mike Hayman
Plea For The Trees ® Louisville,KY 40205