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  • How Trees Atlanta Chooses Planting Locations

    1. posted in News
    2. 1/18/19
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    How does Trees Atlanta start working in a neighborhood? We plant trees where they’re wanted and needed. We hope our trees will be loved and nurtured by their human neighbors, so we make sure we have community input and approval… Continue reading

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • The Tree That Owned Itself

    1. posted in News, News & Press
    2. 6/19/18
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    The Tree That Owned ItselfBy Summer Price Credit: Bloodofox/public domain In Athens, Georgia, there is a white oak with property rights. In the early 1800’s, a Professor for the University of Georgia decided to deed ownership to his white oak… Continue reading

  • Announcing our New Logo!

    1. posted in News, News & Press
    2. 5/18/18
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    We have some exciting news!  For the first time in our 33 year history, Trees Atlanta is changing our logo and tagline. Founded by a group of dedicated and like-minded civic leaders in 1985, we started as a small group… Continue reading

  • Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and Trees Atlanta Launch Green Streets and Clean Streams Project

    1. posted in News, News & Press, Press
    2. 2/13/18
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    ATLANTA, GA, FEBRUARY 13, 2018 – Atlanta based nonprofits, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and Trees Atlanta have partnered to launch an initiative that simultaneously addresses the pressing needs of enhancing Atlanta’s tree canopy while improving urban stormwater management. The new “Green Streets and Clean… Continue reading