Tree Mail: Spring 2014

Volume 2, Issue 2


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Get Involved During Arbor Week


Arbor Week is a holiday that allows us to take some time to fully and intentionally appreciate the value of trees in our community and the many ways that they make Edmond a better place to live. Help us celebrate by attending a community tree planting event! Find out more…

Outstanding Urban Forest Preservation: Henderson Hills Baptist Church


The Edmond Urban Forestry Commission is honoring Henderson Hills Baptist Church with an E-Tree Award for Outstanding Urban Forest Preservation. Read more about efforts of the church to preserve Cross Timbers forest around their property and how it benefits their church community…

Visit the Arbor Day Art Show


On display at the Edmond Historical Society and Museum through April 12th, the Arbor Day Art Show includes artwork by Edmond fifth graders depicting their interpretation of the theme “Trees in Our Town”. Learn more about this annual event and the students participating…

Tree Issue: The Meaning behind the Mushrooms


It’s not uncommon to see fungal fruiting bodies on trees in the landscape. Did you know that their presence can tell you something about the structural integrity of your trees? Read more…

Improvements to Utility Pruning Notification


As part of Edmond Electric’s Vegetation Management program, every resident whose trees may be impacted by utility line clearance pruning is notified prior to scheduling the work by Edmond’s Utility Forester, Jesse Martin. This notification process recently underwent some improvements. Learn more…

Tree Species Highlight


Prunus cerasifera is one of the first trees to bloom every spring. Learn more about this small statured species with a lot to offer to the landscape…