Coconut Tree Slaughter – Four Mile Beach – Port Douglas

Port Douglas residents today woke to find that the iconic coconut trees that line Four Mile Beach have been cut down by the Cairns Regional Council.

Coconut Trees on Four Mile Beach Port Douglas

Cairns Regional Council Slaughter Coconut Trees on Four Mile Beach

Images that tourists and locals associate with Four Mile Beach will soon be but a memory.  Perhaps the councils is going to replace each and every coconut tree with bollards, similar to the ones they have put in along the Esplanade in Port Douglas.

To read a less sarcastic and bitter account please feel free to go to the following links, where you are also encouraged to leave a comment for the Cairns Regional Council.

http://www.tourismportdouglas.com.au/Palm-tree-removal-commences-NEWSPORT.7254.0.html

http://www.tourismportdouglas.com.au/PORT-DOUGLAS-NEWS-DAILY.3081.0.html

http://www.cairns.com.au/article/2012/03/08/209241_local-news.html

 

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