Have you called THEM and asked! I worked for CARD for 17 yrsand wad always amazed that people would ask qestionslike thisof the public andjustcalled our office and ASKED! Theymost likely have good answer as NO PARK DEPT SPENDSTIME ANDONEY ON STUFF JUST TO IT!
For some reason (volunteer co-ordinator Shane says it is to protect the homeless who might camp under a downed tree to keep it from crushing them?) the City is having downed trees in the Park cut up into sections. Sometimes they are removed, sometimes not. Other collateral small tree removal in the area for some unknown reason. ... See MoreSee Less
I shot this video last Thursday of a tree crew contracted by the City of Chico slicing up a large tree (oak?) along South Park Drive east of Hwy 99 in Lower Bidwell Park. This seems to be a typical practice on many naturally fallen and taken down trees in Lower Bidwell Park. This labor intensive practice removes the graceful arches of reclined native tree trunks. Safety is NOT an issue.
This is one of the major Birding and Wildlife events in the state of California. Every year new trips, exhibits and woriikshops are added, making it a rich opportunity for wildlife education, exploration and adventure.