Balloons and messages were tied to the roots of four banyan trees in Bonham Road after the trees were suddenly chopped down. Photos: Sam Tsang, Bruce Yan, Jonathan Wong, Edmond So, Nora Tam

It's a saw point: why Hong Kong's urban trees need managing better

Shortage of trained arborists, faulty procedures, and low status of tree care as a job blamed for crude hacking of trees and removal of some from city's walls

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Balloons and messages were tied to the roots of four banyan trees in Bonham Road after the trees were suddenly chopped down. Photos: Sam Tsang, Bruce Yan, Jonathan Wong, Edmond So, Nora Tam
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