Sights: Chopping Down Riverside’s Heritage

This row of healthy orange trees along Blackburn Road in the community of Victoria Grove is not an uncommon sight in Riverside. Neighborhood orange trees are nice reminders of Riverside’s citrus heritage and the orange groves on which many of our homes were built.

Orange trees on Blackburn Road

Here is that same row of healthy orange trees being cut down and removed.

Orange trees being cut down

I guess I will contact the Metropolitan Water District to find out why.

Time to contact MWD

6 thoughts on “Sights: Chopping Down Riverside’s Heritage

  • Sandra

    This is truly heartbreaking. Beautiful trees GONE in a matter of hours leaving an entire community wondering, “WHY?”.


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