Tree Mail: Winter 2016

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Volume 4, Issue 1


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Trees for Sunset Elementary


On Friday, November 13th, Edmond Urban Forestry partnered with Sunset Elementary School to plant 25 trees on the school’s grounds along W 9th St. Learn more about this planting, funded by an Oklahoma City Community Foundation grant…

Three Reasons Not to Top Trees


Topping is known as the indiscriminate cutting back of a tree’s branches, a misguided method for reducing the size of a tree’s canopy. Read on for a few good reasons NOT to top trees…

Energy Saving Trees


This fall, Edmond Electric teamed up with the Arbor Day Foundation to provide Edmond Electric customers with 125 trees through a program called Energy Saving Trees. Find out more about the Energy Saving Trees program…

Foster-A-Tree Spotlight


Brandon Page and his family received their first foster tree in 2011, a Princeton elm. Learn more about the elm and how their trees have impacted their landscape and greater neighborhood in this season’s Foster-A-Tree Spotlight…

Tree Species Highlight


Now that fall has come and gone we find ourselves in the midst of winter, searching out a hint of greenery to remind us of warmer days. Find out about this season’s Tree Species Highlight, one of the less common evergreens around…


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