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  • This sycamore tree in the 2200 block of North Indian Hill Boulevard had all of its limbs removed during a recent pruning. The new Tree Action Group is seeking to inform citizens of Claremont about the damage that can be done by over pruning trees.

    This sycamore tree in the 2200 block of North Indian Hill Boulev...

  • These trees in an east Claremont business park were topped late last year presumably to keep the leaves from collecting on the building’s flat roof.

    These trees in an east Claremont business park were topped late ...

  • Another severely pruned sycamore, this one planted adjacent to an apartment complex off of Claremont Boulevard. Among other goals the Tree Action Group wants tree-trimming companies to have a permit with the city before doing work in Claremont.

    Another severely pruned sycamore, this one planted adjacent to a...

  • Contractors hired by a utility company to keep the branches from getting too close to wires topped trees along Forbes Avenue in July of 2013. Critics have noted that the trees could be pruned more carefully while still avoiding the wires.

    Contractors hired by a utility company to keep the branches from...

  • A giant eucalyptus tree lies across both lanes of College Avenue near 12th Street on August 11, 2011 in Claremont. The tree fell shortly before 5 a.m. and despite its size caused only minor damage to other trees and slightly buckled the sidewalk.

    A giant eucalyptus tree lies across both lanes of College Avenue...

  • A worker measures the trunk of a huge eucalyptus tree that fell in the early morning hours of August 11, 2011 on College Avenue in Claremont. Many of the old eucalyptus throughout the city have fallen or lost major limbs over the last ten years.

    A worker measures the trunk of a huge eucalyptus tree that fell ...

  • A tree pruned a number of years ago shows suckers growing from the limb stumps.

    A tree pruned a number of years ago shows suckers growing from t...

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