With great consternation, Fondation Franz Weber learned that a magnificent poplar alley was meant to be cut down in Tägermoss by the town of Konstanz. This “massacre” was only just stopped by the cantonal police of Thurgau because of a lack of authorization.
As a national environmental organization, we are particularly surprised by the behaviour of the Konstanz authorities. They have shoen a lack of understanding for democracy and the delicate environmental circumstances of Tägermoos.
Apparently, the chainsaw should have done its work without any discussion whatsoever on the absurdity of this cutting-down. Furthermore, this action was meant to avoid public attention, as well as the attention of the City Council…
Read here the press release (in German).