PUBLISHED : Monday, 13 November, 1995, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 13 November, 1995, 12:00am

I REFER to your correspondent Mr Peter Vine's letter headlined, 'Termites killing trees' (South China Morning Post, October 21).

Staff of this department have visited the site and arranged for the removal of a dead tree at the end of Po Shan Road. Also, insecticides were used to protect the roadside trees in the area. We shall closely monitor the condition of these trees and take appropriate action to ensure their healthy growth.

Concerning the small wood alongside the path leading down to Realty Gardens, this is unleased government land under the jurisdiction of the Lands Department and we have drawn the department's attention to this situation.

T.K. LAM Regional Leisure Manager (Hong Kong West) Urban Services Department