Demonstrators Protest Tree Cutting Planned for Woodmont

Protesters against the Woodmont Commons Planned Unit Development (PUD), and calling themselves SWAT – Save Woodmont Apple Trees – turned out Sunday to demonstrate against the proposed cutting of 10,000 trees.
Residents Mary Tetreau and Jack Falvey and about two dozen supporters met on Pillsbury Road at the corner of Gilcreast Road, across the street from the former Woodmont Orchards sign, at 2 p.m. Sunday to hold signs protesting the expected cutting of the trees to make way for the more than 600-acre development.

When the formation of SWAT was announced by Tetreau, she wrote in a press release that the intent of the demonstration was to literally hug trees that were slated for cutting. Last week, however, the property owners posted

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