Thanks for your support of Taking Root 2017!

Thanks to the generous support of sponsors, volunteers, CSX Transportation/Alliance for Community trees, 400 shade trees were given away on Saturday, October 21 and tree programs were presented to enthusiastic attendees.  

Presenting our second annual Taking Root Workshop on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  Programs will focus on what neighbors can do to promote a healthy tree canopy.   

  • Metro's tree code ordinance  - Councilperson Angie Henderson
  • Selecting trees for your landscape - David Bates, Bates Nursery
  • How to organize a neighborhood tree planting - Tony Viglietti, Friends of Riverside Drive; Gary Bynum, Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood, Inc.; Todd Breyer, Sylvan Park Neighborhood
  • Diseases and pests - It is here! Emerald Ash Borer's threat to the urban canopy - Neil Letson, Village Trees

Free trees will be given away courtesy of a grant from CSX Transportation and Alliance for Community Trees. 

  • First come, first served in Richland Park across from Cohn School
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm while supplies last
  • Tree planting demonstrations and care instructions will be provided

Photo gallery from Taking Root and Free Tree Giveaway on October 18, 2017
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