Tree Mail: Fall 2014

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Volume 2, Issue 4


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Upcoming Events


One of the best parts about autumn is the arrival of tree planting season! To kick it off, the Urban Forestry Department has a couple of events scheduled to provide trees to Edmond residents. Be sure to put these dates on your calendar…

Foster-A-Tree Spotlight


The Tuscany Villa neighborhood has come together in a community effort to provide care for five trees planted through the Foster-A-Tree program, bordering their common area. Read more about how it has brought neighbors together, and how the trees have already impacted the neighborhood…

Arbor Day Art Contest Expands to Private and Home Schools


In 2015, Urban Forestry is excited to announce that the Arbor Day Art Contest will be expanded to allow participation by private schools and home school fifth graders for the first time. Learn more about how to get your school involved…

Edmond’s Residential Trees Conserve Energy


In 2012, the Urban Forestry Department conducted a study on the amount of benefits provided by trees in Edmond’s residential areas. Read more about how trees conserve energy around homes and how much Edmond residents save each year…

Hire an Arborist: Respecting Our Trees through Qualified Care


Tree care businesses are abundant, and it’s probably safe to say that if a person needs to have some tree work done they will never have a hard time finding someone who claims that they can do the job. How can one tell if they are qualified, though? Find out what to look for when hiring an arborist…

Tree Species Highlight


There are many species of maple trees that are easy to admire due to their beautiful fall color and a useful variety of sizes and forms. Successfully growing many of the maple species here in Central Oklahoma can be a challenge. However we are fortunate to actually have a maple that is native to Oklahoma. Learn more about the Caddo maple, a native species tolerant to Oklahoma's conditions...


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