“That tree is just gorgeous,” Morrell said. “It’s like a breath of fresh air.”

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Since the residents’ petition surfaced, the city has delayed removing the tree and is seeking a second opinion, said Susan French, an arborist for Virginia Beach.


They also consulted with the Friends of Live Oaks organization, which supports city efforts to retain and protect the trees.

View & sign petition at Change.org.