100 signatures reached
To: Wirral Borough Council
Save our mature trees and wildlife
Our local community, Rock Ferry, is a high density area. It has a small patch of land with a small woodland. On a patch of ‘brownfield’ land there is a large band of mature trees with undergrowth that serves to make our community wildlife friendly and acts as a buffer to check the unrestricted sprawl of a large built-up area. If this tract of land is sold it will mean a good number of mature trees will require felling to develop the site for a bulk mass development of 102 flats and 78 houses.
If we are to save the trees, vegetation and assist the wildlife that use this band of woods, we need Wirral Borough Council to reconsider the proposed Torus development.
Why is this important?
If we lose the trees on this land we lose the living entities that filter pollutants keeping our air cleaner and soak up the tons of CO2 that contributes to Climate Change. WBC has agreed there is a Climate Change emergency and this must be taken into consideration.
Animals like foxes, bats and owls will be disturbed and made homeless as a result. If we win, the trees carry on filtering our air, the community keeps the value of its majestic tree stock and its green buffer zone and the animals have shelter and food.
There is only a short window to get signatures, but every little helps. We care about our mature trees. It is the last real tract of green belt in the area for our health and well-being and for wildlife to exist.
Please help us save our trees by signing our petition.