According to forest rangers, the trees on the cliffs in Pulvermühl do not have sufficient subsoil, making it difficult for them to establish deep roots.
A couple of months ago, the ‘Tawioun’ area between Cents and Neudorf was cleared off large trees that were deemed too heavy. The stretch is now left almost entirely empty.
The Environmental Administration and the City of Luxembourg are cooperating, and they are once again drawing on a specialist team from Germany, whose equipment is also used in the alps.
The works are due to be completed this Sunday. According to Luxembourg City Deputy Mayor Patrick Goldschmidt, a second phase will follow towards the end of 2019.