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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.
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.
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