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Staggered beech must now be like

it was Only in February 2018 and was taken to a Schlieremer the centre of a roughly 80-year-old common beech of around 170 meters. On the occasion of a routine check-up, the city of Schlieren has now found that the tree had been harmed by the change in location. In a media release, the city Council announced that the most famous tree in Switzerland, must vacate his seat: "for security reasons, the beech must be like in the next few weeks", it says. And more: "The city Council regrets the loss of the tree."

A security risk

The reasons for the desolate state of the European beech are manifold: the tree was able to record at its new location less water because its roots were trimmed for the Transport. Also, the hot and dry summer of 2018 have added to the tree in addition.

For the care of the city showed Schlieren responsible. "The care and watering of the tree took place on the Basis of visual inspections. In hindsight, it turned out that this was enough," writes the city Council. Already last summer we have stepped up the maintenance of the European beech with the consultation of experts.

The book is expected to be like in the next few weeks. This is for security reasons, since falling would be the end of the Branches there is a real danger. The city Council regrets the loss of the tree. He wants to use the opportunity to ensure the expansion and redesign of the city Park for a suitable replacement. As the wood of the European beech can be used, is currently being investigated.

Schlieremer for beech a

At its former location of the 100-ton tree was not to be: His crown has impacted the urban wing of the roof, and the driving lines of the new limmattal rail. The roots of the Ombudsman in addition to the Foundation of the station. Therefore, she was transferred for around 160'000 Swiss francs - a novelty in Switzerland. The costs were borne largely by the BMB Group, and private donors, and contributions from the streaks and the limmattal rail AG.

the tree was supposed to be like. But against these plans, a portion of the Schlieremer population fought back and filed to the rescue of a Petition with approximately 4700 signatures. In addition, a technical report of the European beech good attested to the chances of Survival in the case of a transfer. (saf)

Created: 16.05.2019, 11:03 PM

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