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I live in the Oaks. I do NOT play golf. Bev Meadows does NOT speak for most of us. I do not live near the rookery, so I am not directly affected by the situation, but I have a concern for my neighbors that do. I AM a registered nurse. There is a serious health hazard brewing on those islands. The fecal matter and spores from those birds is at a level so high, that neighbors with young children and elderly with compromised lung/health issues are being told it is dangerous to be outside if they live near the rookeries. Our neighborhood Board has consulted with the Audobon Society and other environmental groups before proceeding with the tree trimming that has begun. Only one island is being trimmed at this point to allow the birds to find other trees to nest in. We are not killing birds. These are not the last trees in Florida for a bird to nest in. In my opinion, Bev Meadows is irresponsible in her characterization of the situation.4 months ago