GUFC’s 18th Annual Conference & Awards Program Part of NeighborWoods Month Celebrations

Cultivate Diversity: Mix It Up for Healthy NeighborWoods
The theme of the 18th Annual GUFC Conference and Awards Program is “Clean Water, Clean Air – Community Trees and a Healthy Ecosystem.” Enjoy an informative keynote address by Gary Moll, VP Urban Ecosystems Center, American Forests; outstanding educational sessions, and interesting tours, including a leisurely boatride down the historic Augusta Canal. Also scheduled: a bike ride, tree planting, and a look back at 20 years of the Georgia Urban Forest Council at the Wednesday night opening reception. Sponsorships available.

Date: October 29, 2008 at 9:00 a.m.
Date: October 30, 2008 at 9:00 a.m.
Date: October 31, 2008 at 9:00 a.m.
Location: Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites, Two 10th Street, Augusta, Georgia 30901
Purpose: To celebrate the benefits of trees in the places people live. During National NeighborWoods Month, we want to share the message that planting and caring for trees adds value to our communities. Trees are not just a local concern but a national one as well. Your participation in National NeighborWoods Month not only enhances your community’s health, but also furthers our collective efforts to ensure that everyone gets to live in neighborhoods with trees.
Note: National NeighborWoods Month is part of the National NeighborWoods program, an initiative to re-green North American cities from coast to coast. The National NeighborWoods initiative is a program of the national Alliance for Community Trees in partnership with The Home Depot Foundation.
For Immediate Release Contact:
Mary Lynne Beckley
September 29, 2008
Georgia Urban Forest Council
Related Resources:
Local NeighborWoods Month Event Media Advisory
National NeighborWoods Month Media Advisory