"Tough decision" to remove towering cottonwood
May 19, 2021
Cottonwood Square in Niwot is about to have one less cottonwood tree. Boulder County Public Works is planning to cut down a tree on the south side of Niwot Road, just east of 79th Street. It's estimated to be 50 to 100 years old. The tree is decaying and risks falling over, according to Boulder County arborist Cathy Thiltgen.
"It was a tough decision, but ultimately we had to make it safe for t...