At NC’s Calanan Park, no drastic changes: Just a trim for now |

At NC’s Calanan Park, no drastic changes: Just a trim for now

Trees in Calanan Park – the dimly-lit plot at the Broad Street entrance to Nevada City – are about to get a trim.

City councilmembers directed city staff Wednesday to limb up some of the thick, overgrown trees as a preliminary step in a larger plan to make the park more welcoming.

Some residents at Wednesday’s meeting rushed to the defense of the trees, worried that the redwood and the city Christmas tree would be chopped to make way for a two-level paved “plaza” featured in one preliminary sketch.

Major improvements – including any tree removal or moving the mining artifacts in the park – are still under discussion.

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