Date: 6/8/18 8:10 pm
From: Karen Edelstein <kle2...>
Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Clear cutting under powerlines
Wow. I'm so sorry that happened to you. What a shoddy way of doing
business. It's not like they can replace the time it took to put that
garden into place. ..

On Fri, Jun 8, 2018, 7:24 PM Carol Schmitt <cfschmitt...> wrote:

> Our summer garden at our cottage was completely *clear-cut* early this
> winter. Low-growth lilacs, honeysuckle, witch hazel, Japanese maples
> with a likely mature height of 12’, and other very small trees were sliced
> off at the ground. My five bird feeders were removed and left on our
> front steps. Mean-spirited and heart-breaking to discover when we opened
> the cottage for the season.
> I made an appointment for the Auburn NYSEG forester to come look at the
> damage. He said that although the decorative trees in question were
> considered ‘low-growth compatible’ and not a problem, “mistakes happen” and
> “our guys are only human”. He said I can try to file a claim through
> their website.
> I was told that they now have a 5-year program to continue doing this,
> contracting with Ironwood Heavy Highway. Having found that simple branch
> trimming was not effective, NYSEG now will simply completely remove any
> trees they deem a possible future problem under any of their power lines.
> Carol Schmitt
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Muhammad Arif <mnarif...>
> To: Marie P. Read <mpr5...>; Karen L Edelstein <kle2...>;
> CAYUGABIRDS-L <CAYUGABIRDS-L...>
> Cc: Bill Evans <wrevans...>; Donna Lee Scott <
> <dls9...>; Candace Cornell <cec222...>
> Sent: Fri, Jun 8, 2018 11:33 am
> Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Clear cutting under powerlines
>
> Marie, Thank you.
>
> I also just sent them an email. If anyone else would like to send NYSEG a
> note, here is their “contact us by email” page:
> https://www.nyseg.com/WritetoNYSEG.html
>
> They also have a Facebook page and it might be worthwhile for some of us
> to post messages there. I found this page:
> https://www.facebook.com/NYSEandG which says Binghamton but regardless,
> it ought to get their attention. (I’ve posted a message there as well).
>
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> muhammad arif
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> https://mainetomiami.wordpress.com
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> *From:* <bounce-122625976-77717969...> <bounce-122625976-
> <77717969...> on behalf of Marie P. Read <mpr5...>
> *Sent:* Friday, June 8, 2018 10:19:38 AM
> *To:* Karen L Edelstein; CAYUGABIRDS-L
> *Cc:* Bill Evans; Donna Lee Scott; Candace Cornell
> *Subject:* RE: [cayugabirds-l] Clear cutting under powerlines
>
> I just sent NYSEG the following email:
>
> "I am hearing from others in Tompkins County that clear cutting/brush
> hogging under powerlines is currently being done in the area. I want to
> stress that this is entirely the WRONG time of year to do this! There are
> numerous birds nesting in the utility access areas whose breeding efforts
> will be destroyed when vegetation is removed. Have a heart PLEASE. At this
> time of year, this removing vegetative cover is cruel and unnecessary.
> Please wait until autumn when the birds have finished nesting and are
> leaving the area for the winter. Thanks!"
>
> Marie
>
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>
> Marie Read Wildlife Photography
> 452 Ringwood Road
> Freeville NY 13068 USA
>
> Phone 607-539-6608
> e-mail <mpr5...>
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> ________________________________________
> From: <bounce-122625773-5851667...> [bounce-122625773-
> <5851667...>] on behalf of Karen Edelstein [<kle2...>]
> Sent: Friday, June 8, 2018 9:28 AM
> To: CAYUGABIRDS-L
> Cc: Paul Paradine; Bill Evans; Donna Lee Scott; Candace Cornell
> Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Clear cutting under powerlines
>
> I was dismayed to see that NYSEG has been clearcutting/brush-hogging
> vegetation down to bare ground under the powerlines on Salmon Creek Rd.
> With the nesting season still well in process, I'm very concerned about the
> probable mortality of birds that has resulted in this area of (formerly)
> dense growth.
>
> While I do not know whether this vegetation removal is happening elsewhere
> in the county, I would like to see if we can prevail on NYSEG to delay
> cutting at least until later in the summer.
>
> Your thoughts?
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