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Atlanta – October 1, 2006. Trees Atlanta today announced that it will plant/maintain 75 trees during five events to celebrate NeighborWoods Month. These events are five of more than 100 regreening efforts throughout the country being promoted during October, which has been declared National NeighborWoods Month by the national nonprofit the Alliance for Community Trees (ACT). Trees Atlanta is a member of ACT’s NeighborWoods Network.
These are the first tree plantings of the 2006/2007 season, and will be great volunteer projects for all. Details vary from This is a great volunteer project for all. Children are welcome if they bring an adult with them. All volunteers should sign up online at www.treesatlanta.org to receive weekly emails and detailed event information.
“It’s great to be working on an important regreening effort at a time when other organizations are doing so as well,” said Susan Pierce. “Part of our goal is to draw attention to the good work being done at the grassroots level all across the country to improve urban and community forests.” Trees Atlanta seeks to protect and improve our urban environment by planting and conserving trees, and educating the public about the importance of trees.
Trees Atlanta’s celebration will take place as follows:
Oct 7, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., call for location: Tree Marker Install for Sylvan Hills, Oakhurst, and Inman Park.
Oct 21, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., call for location: Tree Marker Installation for Cabbagetown Arboretum.
Oct 21, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., call for location: Tree Pruning 102.
Oct 28, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., call for location: Avondale Neighborhood Planting.
Oct 28, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., call for location: Adamsville Neighborhood Planting.
Read the full Trees Atlanta press release. (PDF)