In honor of the company’s 40th Anniversary, local FedEx volunteers worked this week with those from Trees Atlanta to beautify a local Atlanta hillside near the Highlands.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Join Piedmont Park Conservancy and Trees Atlanta on Saturday to plant 100 trees at the Midtown park.
Saturday's weather looks to be great with temperatures reaching as high as 73 and just a 20 percent chance of rain in the forecast. Sounds like the perfect opportunity to get out and plant a tree! Join Piedmont Park Conservancy and Trees Atlanta on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., to plant the first 100 of 250 donated trees in the new Northwoods Expansion of Piedmont Park. This event is open to the public and all volunteers 13 years and older are welcome. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Piedmont Park Maintenance Facility, located at the end of Westminster Dr. accessed from Piedmont Ave. NE. For more information contact the manager of volunteer services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Since its beginnings in 1985, the …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Atlanta BeltLine enthusiasts are asked to support the newest addition to the BeltLine Arboretum; between 100-150 participants are needed for this Saturday morning's event.
Trees Atlanta is seeking volunteers in helping plant two groves of trees on the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside Trail on Saturday, Dec. 15. The volunteer project is open to all, regardless of tree-planting experience. This is a free, family-friendly event that gets people involved in planting trees, gets them out in the sunshine, and gets them actively involved on the Atlanta BeltLine. Trees Atlanta is looking for 100-150 participants, and BeltLine enthusiasts are asked to support their newest addition to the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum. The tree planting will be divided into two groups: Volunteers should plan to arrive at 8:45 a.m. and bring their own water in a reusable container (no trash). There will be a demonstration at 9 a.m. on how to …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
After a deadly 2011 spring storm season, one early forecast has 2012 producing "above-normal tornadoes."
Arbor Day has come and gone and so have recent trees in Midtown and Piedmont Park. Last Friday’s Arbor Day was celebrated throughout the weekend as Trees Atlanta volunteers planted hundreds of tree seedlings along Freedom Parkway. The nonprofit group has planted more than 75,000 trees since the 1980s. Closer by the Piedmont Park Conservancy recently received 28 trees courtesy of Boutte Tree Service and Sugar Hill Nurseries. With the donation of large caliper trees from Sugar Hill, the park received assistance from Boutte to install and plant the trees providing 28 new picnic spots for this spring and summer. The park did, though, absorb the loss of two trees, including a magnificent water oak near the park's 12th Street entrance. According…
Friday, February 3, 2012
Volunteers will be planting trees in the landscaping strip between the sidewalk and the curb and in front of houses.
Get down and dirty while helping make Midtown green! Trees Atlanta intends to plant more than 90 street and yard trees in the Midtown neighborhood Saturday morning and is looking for more volunteers. Those interested are asked to bring drinking water and gloves (but Trees Atlanta will be providing both) and meet at the Grady High School Pencil at Charles Allen Drive and 9th Street. Volunteers will be planting trees in the landscaping strip between the sidewalk and the curb and in front of houses. Trees help provide shade, slow traffic, reduce crime and add beauty to the neighborhood. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon and the project is made possible through grants from the City of Atlanta and Trees Atlanta, a nonprofit …
Monday, August 29, 2011
We visit the Alliance Theatre to see what it's all about.
Feel like you're being watched recently? Well, various trees around town do have eyes at the moment, so you're not going crazy. We thought this might have something to do with the Alliance Theatre, so we paid them a visit to investigate. See what we uncovered, then visit AllianceTheatre.org for more information. The Broadway classic, Into the Woods, begins on Aug. 31 and runs through Oct. 2. In a unique collaboration between the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Federation of Musicians, a regional ensemble of young musicians will perform the score for the beloved, Tony Award®-winning musical.