Tree Mail: June 2013

Volume 1, Issue 3


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Upcoming Events


The summer season is a great time to get out with the family and volunteer in the community. Urban Forestry regularly hosts volunteer opportunities, and we would love to have you join us for our next event. Find out about some events scheduled for this summer…

Arbor Week Recap


Thanks to support from many different groups and individuals, the 2013 Arbor Week celebration turned out as on of the best weeks of events that Urban Forestry has seen yet. View a summary of Arbor Week events…

Foster-A-Tree Spotlight


The Greenlaw family encouraged their neighbors to sign up for Foster-A-Tree, and now the Edmond Oaks addition has a great start on future tree lined streets. Find out more about the Greenlaws and their experience with Foster-A-Tree…

Trees With a Story: Shade Tree to Public Art


Sometimes we lose valuable trees, but fortunately other uses can sometimes be found for these specimens. Read about a native post oak that has been transformed into a beautiful piece of public art in one of Edmond’s parks…

Successfully Growing Trees in Edmond


With the recent drought, it’s very important that we select appropriate trees for planting here and also provide them with optimal care. Find out what makes Edmond’s environment unique and what you can do to grow healthy trees.

Tree Species Highlight


The summer months remind us about the importance of shade benefits from trees around our homes, businesses and streets. This month’s highlighted tree species is the sawtooth oak, a large, well adapted specimen with a broad, rounded form. Learn more about sawtooth oak…

New Trees in Town


Urban Forestry made many new landscape improvements around town this spring. Find out where to look for new trees and landscaping…


View the March 2013 edition of Tree Mail or the Special Arbor Week edition of Tree Mail.