The debate continues over a war memorial in Flushing's Kissena Park:
“Many people in the Parks forestry offices struggle every day to protect trees, (but) when it comes to capital division projects, they are told to shut up and stay out of it.”
Arborist and Flushing resident Carsten Glaeser documented 89 trees he said were damaged during the Kissena Lake restoration project in 2005.
Even Johnny Liu has injected himself into the controversy:
For a War Rarely Honored, a Disputed Memorial
“That just doesn’t make sense — a grass that’s more conducive to people or animals urinating,” [John Liu] said. “I don’t know of any grasses that have more of a diuretic effect than others.”
QC agrees, John, your quote just doesn't make sense.
Parks Defends Memorial’s Tree Plan