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Trees Atlanta, Many Volunteers Plant 90+ Trees in VaHi

November 28, 2016

By Stephanie Coffin and Lola Carlisle; Photos courtesy Lola Carlisle November 12th was a fun day of tree planting in Virginia-Highland! There were many helping hands from Virginia-Highland, local schools and organizations. Due to the lack of rain, it took all the volunteers working very hard to dig through the hard soil to plant. We…

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Annual Trees Atlanta VaHi Tree Planting Set for November 12

October 23, 2016

By Stephanie Coffin and Lola Carlisle Editor’s Note: Stephanie Coffin is a long-time Virginia-Highland resident whose passion for trees has helped make our neighborhood one of the most tree-friendly in the city. Lola Carlisle is a past VHCA board member who stays active in the neighborhood. Mychorrhizae, planting depth, root bound, tree species and planting…

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Trees Atlanta Conducts Seminar on Atlanta Tree Ordinance

May 15, 2016

Trees are a tremendously valuable public resource. The goal of a “tree ordinance” is to prevent net loss of trees and the tree canopy on both public and private property. Urban trees work hard for us — they are an integral part of the natural system that helps lower summer temperatures, offset the urban heat…

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Trees Atlanta Announces Expansion of Environmental Education Programs

January 21, 2015

New opportunities for grade schoolers and tree enthusiasts Trees Atlanta is expanding its youth and adult education programming designed to provide opportunities for everyone to learn proper techniques for planting and caring for trees while also becoming better stewards for the urban forest. Each program stands alone, but all serve a common goal: giving members of…

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15th Annual Trees Atlanta Tree Sale Set for This Saturday October 4

September 29, 2014

This year, Trees Atlanta’s Annual Tree Sale—its fifteenth!—will be held at the nearby Carter Center. This new venue offers more space for the 1,500+ plants available for sale, as well as much more available parking. The Tree Sale & Jamboree, held rain or shine, will offer trees, shrubs, perennials, and tree-safe vines for sale. It’s…

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