Tree Mail: December 2013

Volume 2, Issue 1


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Upcoming Events


The Urban Forestry Department wishes you a very happy holiday season. What a year it’s been! Thank you for being a part of Urban Forestry programs - we look forward to serving you in 2014. Get your calendar ready and be sure to mark down some reminders about upcoming Urban Forestry events...

Volunteer Opportunities


In January, the Urban Forestry Department will pick back up with regularly scheduled volunteer opportunities! Be sure to join us in planting tree seedlings, removing invasive species and planting trees this winter and early spring! Find out more about upcoming volunteer opportunities…

Foster-A-Tree Spotlight


The Foster-A-Tree program continues to provide tree benefits to Edmond residents and educate about the importance of maintaining a healthy urban forest. Read about this season’s Foster-A-Tree Spotlight and why the program is valuable to them...

Tree Issue: Prepare Your Trees for Inclement Weather


As we look toward the winter months, there’s a lot happening with holiday shopping, family visits and community gatherings. Despite how busy life can get this time of year, it may be worthwhile to consider preparing your trees so they may better withstand the stresses placed on them from ice and snow (and the upcoming spring storm season). Learn more about what you can do to protect your trees this winter…

Tree Species Highlight


Though perhaps Oklahoma’s most widely known tree species, the merits of the eastern red cedar commonly go unrealized. Read more to learn about the positive attributes of this native tree...


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