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Every time we plant a tree, it is a newsworthy event! Well, we like to think so. However, there are many great events and stories related to Trees Atlanta that DO become “newsworthy”, and we will share them with you here.

  • Tree Age

    1. posted in News, News & Press, Press
    2. 9/26/18
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    Tree AgeBy Lindsay Malone We’ve all heard at some point that you can calculate a tree’s age by the number of rings you can count in its trunk. This makes it sound like a tree needs to be dead in… Continue reading

  • Changing Seasons, Changing Trees

    1. posted in News & Press
    2. 9/19/18
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    Image Source Changing Seasons, Changing Trees By Lindsay Malone We all know that the yearly drop in temperature during the autumn season affects the plants around us: some plants disappear, leaves on trees change color and eventually fall off, and… Continue reading

    1. posted in News, News & Press, Press
    2. 9/19/18
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    Image Source Changing Seasons, Changing Trees By Lindsay Malone   We all know that the yearly drop in temperature during the autumn season affects the plants around us: some plants disappear, leaves on trees change color and eventually fall off,… Continue reading

  • Native Gardening

    1. posted in News, News & Press
    2. 9/5/18
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    Chickasaw plums on the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Native GardeningBy Lindsay Malone Maintaining and restoring native plants is one of the main ways we engage in forest conservation. Planting a white oak in your yard can be a great way to help your… Continue reading

  • Goat scaping

    1. posted in News, News & Press
    2. 8/28/18
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    Photo credit: Judy OndreyGoat eating kudzu at East Decatur Greenway Goat scapingBy Lindsay Malone Have you recently noticed a strange group of goats in your neighbor’s yard or a nearby park and wondered what on earth they’re doing? Well, your neighbors are… Continue reading

  • Five Star Urban Waters Grants Awarded to Projects in Atlanta, Ga.

    1. posted in News, News & Press, Press
    2. 8/13/18
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    ATLANTA (August 10, 2018) – Today, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $30,778 grant to Blue Heron Nature Preserve, Inc. and a $29,500 grant to Trees Atlanta, Inc. in Atlanta,… Continue reading

  • Crapemyrtles are your friends, please don’t hurt them

    1. posted in News & Press
    2. 7/25/18
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    Crapemyrtle allee at the Dallas Arboretum (http://dallasarboretum.org/named-gardens-features/crape-myrtle-allee)Crapemyrtles are beautiful trees that can grow to be as small as a shrub or as large as 35 ft. tall. With their graceful multiple trunks, unique smooth bark, and splendid blossoms throughout the… Continue reading

  • Neighborhood Arboreta: Learn about your urban forest!

    1. posted in News & Press
    2. 7/18/18
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    by Cate Hughes Atlanta’s myriad neighborhoods are remarkably distinct from one another, each with its own character. So, too, is the tree density, distribution, and species selection across neighborhoods. Atlanta is the “city in a forest,” but within that forest… Continue reading

  • How Trees Can Save Cities Money

    1. posted in News
    2. 7/3/18
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    How Trees Can Save Cities MoneyBy: Summer Price Last week I wrote about how quickly our city is losing trees. Georgia is the leading state in the nation for tree loss. This of course affecting our city and its citizens… Continue reading

  • Georgia Leads the Way in Urban Tree Loss

    1. posted in News & Press
    2. 6/26/18
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    Georgia Leads the Way in Urban Tree LossBy: Summer Price We have just reached the summer months and it already seems to be heating up a lot. It may even seem hotter this year than usual and part of that… Continue reading