Trees fall as city moves ahead with Empie Park project
By Gareth McGrathGareth.McGrath@StarNewsOnline.com
Work is moving along briskly to add new tennis courts and other recreational facilities at Wilmington’s Empie Park.But it hasn’t come without an environmental cost, namely the loss of dozens of mature longleaf pines at the heavily wooded site just off Independence Boulevard. The trees will not be replaced.
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