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Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....

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“Baton Rouge is becoming such an ugly, generic city,” Laird said. “Great cities do not cut down their great live oaks.”


Agree with this.


Cosmo
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
You people complain about traffic but when new roads are built you complain too?

Deal with it.


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“Baton Rouge is becoming such an ugly, generic city,”


It's been an ugly, generic city for as long as I can remember. Take away LSU and it's Lake Charles.


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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
You people complain about Baton Rouge being an ugly generic city, but when something like this happens you think it's OK?


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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
I'm no tree hugger, but I know the city parish knows our Live Oaks are sacred.

I'm sure this was carefully debated before such action was approved. Gotta trust our elected officials to do what is best.



























GREENHEAD22
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
Well considering I hate most people I say let the trees live and frick BR, trees just chill and give you something to climb, people just suck.


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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
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Great cities
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Baton Rouge
well there you go


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mpar98
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
We need better infrastructure more than we need these trees...plus I am sure we have plenty others...get this crap done already!!


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Rohan2Reed
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.


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Polycarp
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
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I'm no tree hugger
But it's b/s to cut down oaks like that


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3xlsugrad
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
Not the Garden District. Quite a nice residential area for Baton Rouge.


Tactical1
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
Cut them down.


TT9
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
Send them to Auburn.


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c on z
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
What would you rather have, random trees and the clusterfrick that is Jones Creek, or some actual road improvement?


Rickety Cricket
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
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“Great cities do not cut down their great live oaks.”

Well how else are they going to fit more Chili's, TGI Friday's and Bonefish Grill (best seared Ahi tuna in BR)?


xLxSxUxFxAxNx
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
there are still plenty of tree is baton rouge.
i get the whole it's a 100 years old and it's cool a live oak being around that long, but i bet there was an old live oak right in the middle of the living room of the house they live in at some point in time. it's long over due for that project. i avoided that stretch of road the best i could when i lived in the area.


jeff5891
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
damn. if it was 200 years old LSU would pay to move it somwhere else.


LSUDAN1
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
Wasn't Baton Rouge just recently named the most treed city in America. I guess the reporter didn't get that either. I love all the people that bitch about traffic but when new roads are to be built they bitch about construction and what needs to be removed for the construction.


ksayetiger
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
is it 3 trees or 300 trees?
This post was edited on 10/4 at 11:05 am


Tactical1
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re: Baton Rouge cutting down 100 year old Live Oaks....
There are a lot of users on the droppings that are quick to pull the "pussification of America" trigger yet they are also some of the first people to whine about the cutting down of some trees.


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