Threats to the maple canopy arise from time to time.
During the last one, we put up an online petition and
collected 500 "signatures" from all over the world --
the majority from Point Roberts residents and visitors.
Recently, another development proposal, whose septic drain fields
may pose a threat to the maple canopy, has been filed. Plans for
the proposed development are here.
Some photos of the canopy in spring and in summer ...
Click on a picture to view it larger.
What is Included in "Lily Point"?
Mark Robbins and Steve Wolff argue convincingly that "Lily Point" encompasses
an area of 400+ acres extending west to Pauls Road, and that the entire area deserves,
indeed requires, special protection.