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Georgia Arbor Week 2016

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Trees Atlanta will be hosting several events throughout the state during the week leading up to Georgia’s Arbor Day (February 19).

“We are offering something for everyone this Arbor Week,” said Trees Atlanta’s Co-Executive Director, Greg Levine. “No matter what your age or whether you are a morning or evening person, we’ve got a great way for you to say ‘thank you’ to the trees that make Atlanta home.”

Starting on Wednesday, February 11th, Trees Atlanta’s Georgia Arbor Day lineup will include tree planting activities, youth and adult educational workshops, art hunts, tree walks, and much more. Check them out below!

Thursday, February 11

Lunch & Learn: Bonnie Casamassima – Environmental Design

Trees Atlanta Treehouse
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Friday, February 12

Arboretum Walking Tour

Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, February 13

Volunteer Projects

Inman Park, DeKalb Avenue, Chosewood Park, and Lullwater Park
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Arboretum Walking Tour

Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Monday, February 15

Thirsty Roots Reading Group

Book: “Where Butterflies” by Joanne Ryder
Activity: Help make a Trees Atlanta Arbor Day banner
Trees Atlanta Treehouse
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Girl Scouts: Earn your “legacy tree badge” with Trees Atlanta

Trees Atlanta Treehouse
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

Arbor Day Tween Time

Smyrna Library
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 17

“Building of Best Cities” The 2016 Mayors’ Symposium on Urban Forestry & Tree City USA Celebration

Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center 
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

“Turning a Rusty City Green” Tree Pittsburgh Executive Director, Danielle Crumrine

Trees Atlanta TreeHouse
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 18

Homeschool Environmental Science Morning

Trees Atlanta TreeHouse
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Atlanta Hemlock Clinic with Save Georgia’s Hemlocks

Trees Atlanta TreeHouse
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 19

Volunteer Projects

Decatur and 368 PONCE
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Arboretum Walking Tour

Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fernbank Forest Arbor Day Walk

Fernbank Forest
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lunch & Learn: New Tree Planting

Smyrna Public Library
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Cub Scouts: Earn your “Into the Woods” badge with Trees Atlanta

Trees Atlanta TreeHouse
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 20

Volunteer Projects

Decatur and Hahn Woods
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Champion Tree Walking Tour 

Lullwater Conservation Garden
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Orienteering Lesson & Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Adventure 

Trees Atlanta TreeHouse
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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