|Mature trees cut on slope above parking lot|
|Shrubs removed around crab apple tree|
|Shrubs removed along river bank|
|Shagbark hickory still standing but missing limbs|
|Shrubbery removed along property edge|
|Across the river, December 2015|
The most dramatic change was actually just across the river. Check out the vegetation three years ago below (granted, mid-summer not late fall).
|Across the river, July 2012|
Figures this would happen at the same time I extolled the shrubby virtues of Charles River Peninsula in December's Bird Observer....