Cultivate Diversity: Mix It Up for Healthy NeighborWoods
Large oak trees of several different species will be planted along a driveway leading to Alliance Middle School. The trees will be incorporated into our city-wide arboretum with identification signage Students will be involved and educational materials will be provide about the value of trees and the nature of the specific species planted.
Date: October 9, 2008
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Alliance Middle School.
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:
September 29, 2008
Alliance Shade Tree Committee
Local NeighborWoods Month Event Media Advisory
National NeighborWoods Month Media Advisory