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November

Road through Hawthorne Park approved via Alternative Approval Process

Construction will begin in January despite public pressure to drop the project (December 4, 2017)

“He [Pettigrew] speculates that the City of Surrey will likely use the same process with Green Timbers Park, where another road has been slated for construction.”

http://runnermag.ca/2017/12/road-through-hawthorne-park-approved-via-alternative-approval-process/

 

COLUMN: Next year’s campaign has already begun

Transportation, parkland and the LRT promise to be election issues (Nov. 14, 2017)

“The precedent set by extending 105 Avenue and cutting through a park will be followed if council gets its way and builds a second phase of LRT down Fraser Highway. The Green Timbers forest will be hacked away on each side of Fraser Highway to accommodate the corridor.”

https://www.peacearchnews.com/opinion/column-next-years-campaign-has-already-begun/

 

Letter: Join the call for Expo Line to Langley

A letter writer calls for SkyTrain, not light rail. (Nov. 2, 2017)

“This route avoids going through Green Timbers park.”

https://www.langleyadvance.com/opinion/letter-join-the-call-for-expo-line-to-langley/

 

September

Skeletal, calloused dog on the mend in Surrey

Eclipse the drool-filled Great Dane was found near Green Timbers Urban Forest on, you guessed it, the day of the eclipse (Aug. 21).

https://www.surreynowleader.com/news/skeletal-calloused-dog-on-the-mend-in-surrey/

 

Brian Minter: Green space galore in fast-growing Surrey

Trees in cities affect people of all ages and cultures in a very positive way, and the fast growing city of Surrey is committed to sustaining green resources

http://vancouversun.com/homes/gardening/brian-minter-green-space-galore-in-fast-growing-surrey

… picture of the lake at Green Timbers

 

Neighbourhood series: Green Timbers

“What is fabulous about the area of Green Timbers is this beautiful park right in the center, Green Timbers Park,” said councillor Vera LeFranc.

https://globalnews.ca/news/3730291/neighbourhood-series-green-timbers/

 

August

Brush fire breaks out in Surrey’s Green Timbers

https://www.surreynowleader.com/news/brush-fire-breaks-out-in-surreys-green-timbers/

 

BUCHOLTZ: With dominance comes arrogance in Surrey

https://www.surreynowleader.com/opinion/bucholtz-with-dominance-comes-arrogance-in-surrey/

… about Hawthorne Park, but mentions Fraser Highway widening

 

July

Grip and grin of Nathan and a large $5,000 novelty cheque from VanCity

http://surrey604.com/2017/07/19/vancity-grant-allows-king-creek-headwaters-to-be-cleaned-up/

 

Same story in Business in Vancouver July 25 issue (page 29)

https://www.biv.com/article/2017/7/record-july-25-2017/

 

June

http://www.surreynowleader.com/news/tree-loss-grows-as-development-gains-ground/

 

LETTERS: Surrey’s history preserved in its heritage trees

Surrey residents write to the editor about Surrey’s heritage trees, Green Timbers Park

Jun 23rd, 2017

https://www.cloverdalereporter.com/opinion/letters-surreys-history-preserved-in-its-heritage-trees/#

 

BUCHOLTZ: Surrey trees take back seat to growth

Once again, the city is quite ready to sacrifice park land to move traffic

Jun 23rd, 2017

https://www.surreynowleader.com/opinion/bucholtz-surrey-trees-take-back-seat-to-growth/

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