Tree Mail: Spring 2021

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Volume 9: Issue 1

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Urban Forest Scavenger Hunt


The Urban Forest Scavenger Hunt is a family-friendly activity that Edmond residents may participate in to learn about trees, spend time in nature, and win prizes!  Find out more about how to participate…

Arbor Week Tree Distributions


In lieu of the traditional Arbor Day Tree Planting event, free trees will be made available to Edmond residents through two distribution programs. Find out how to receive trees during Arbor Week…

Edmond City Council Adopts Tree Preservation Ordinances


At the March 8th City Council meeting, the council unanimously passed the community’s first ordinances for tree preservation in new residential developments. These ordinances will shape how future residential developments are carried out when it comes to removal and planting of trees on undeveloped land. Learn more about the new ordinances…

Tips for Tree Recovery


What a winter it has been for Edmond’s trees! From the significant, early ice storm in October to last month’s historic cold temperatures, the past season has laid a number of stressors upon the trees in our community. It can be overwhelming figuring out where to start when helping your trees to recover from the impacts of such events, so we put together some tips for restoring your trees, while also minimizing additional stress...

Tree Species Highlight


We have been faced with such a cold and intense winter that it is nice to see Spring finally peeking through. During the leafless months of dormancy, many trees tend to fade into the monochrome background of the winter landscape. In these times, evergreen species such as loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) greet us with their canopies of green needles. Learn more about this season’s species highlight…