Have you been down North Granville lately?

Does anyone know what’s happening here?  Between Smith and Drake, nearly every tree has been chopped down. I didn’t notice the enormous stumps at first.  Instead, I noticed how bright it was.  This must have happened over the past week, because I remember there being trees last weekend.

Dozens of peculiar looking stumps line the sidewalks on either side now.  When I think of chopped down trees, I imagine short little stumps.  The stumps along Granville are at chest height – I watched a few people leaning on them or hopping on top to sit.  Here’s another:

Anyway, it’s always sad to lose green space – especially when the remnants are left behind to taunt you.

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Dave Semeniuk spends hours locked up in his office, thinking about the role the oceans play in controlling global climate, and unique ways of studying it. He'd also like to shamelessly plug his art practice: davidsemeniuk.com