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Tree removals expected as I-5 work continues in Encinitas

This Caltrans rendering shows the look south toward San Elijo Lagoon at the Interstate 5 Manchester Avenue offramp in Cardiff. (Caltrans photo)

North Coast Current

December 2, 2019

Trees and plants are set to be removed along the shoulders of Interstate 5 through Encinitas ahead of bird nesting season by mid-February, the San Diego Association of Governments announced Dec. 2.

Encinitas maintains Tree City USA designation for eighth year

Palm trees line Coast Highway 101 in downtown Encinitas. (Photo by Doug Berry, iStock Getty Images)

North Coast Current

June 3, 2019

Encinitas has maintained its Tree City USA status for an eighth year, the city announced June 3. The city earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s notation, which recognizes communities’ efforts to maintain an urban tree canopy.

Sept. 6 forum to discuss Encinitas tree removals, future policies

North Coast Current

August 31, 2016

With the impending removal of four decades-old Ficus trees in downtown Encinitas, city officials seek residents’ feedback at a meeting Sept. 6 for future policies governing tree planting and maintenance.

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