trees in Pioneer Women’s Park, along Court Avenue, have been deemed to be
hazardous by the New Mexico State Forester and are slated for removal starting
Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. A City contractor will conduct the removal process, which
is anticipated to be complete by Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.
the 2017 New Mexico Statewide Community Forest Analysis and Management Planning
Las Cruces Tree Inventory, these trees and others were noted to be in
poor condition with major problems. These trees require immediate attention.
The trees are in a high-traffic area of a busy park and are on a street
adjacent to homes. In addition, the recent street improvement work conducted on
Court Avenue has impacted these trees.
tree to be removed will be replaced by City Parks and Recreation staff with at
least two new trees within the limits of the park. Both the tree removals and
the tree replacements will be in accordance with the Pioneer Women’s Park
Conceptual Master Plan Report, approved by City Council at its Oct. 7, 2019
information, call Jimmy Zabriskie, Community Forester at 575/541-2550.