Kansas City to Celebrate National NeighborWoods Month

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Kansas City, Mo. – October 1, 2006. Heartland Tree Alliance today announced that it will host the Communiversity Tree Training. 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). Heartland Tree Alliance is a member of ACT’s NeighborWoods Network.


This class will be completed in five daytime sessions, no Saturday sessions. Register at www.umkc.edu/commu/register.asp. Class size is limited. Fees: $16 (plus $2 registration and $5 materials fee due in class).
“It’s great to be working on an important regreening effort at a time when other organizations are doing so as well,” said Julie Hise. “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.” Heartland Tree Alliance seeks to inspire people of our region to understand the importance of the community forest through active participation and education.
Heartland Tree Alliance’s celebration will take place as follows:
Oct 16, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Oct 17, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Oct 23, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Oct 24, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Oct 30, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Second Presbyterian Church at 55th St. and Oak.
Read the full Heartland Tree Alliance press release. (PDF)