Please fix the playground at Mae Boyar Park, and save the giant ash tree nearby. That is what I am asking the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District to do.
Right now, the district wants to chop down the 50-year-old tree because its roots have raised the padded surface under the play equipment in some areas.
However, Carolyn Cass Barton on the Oak Park committee for the parks has consulted with numerous arborists who say that the tree is OK with a little pruning and is not a threat to park goer...
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