Friday, August 03, 2012

Tree care workshop Aug. 15.

Courtesy City of Milton

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. to attend the tree care workshop conducted by City Arborist Mark Law, City Planner Michele McIntosh-Ross and Chris Heim, regional manager for Davey Tree Company.

This meeting will be held immediately after the National Wildlife Foundation committee meeting in the Executive Conference Room of City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Parkway, suite 107G.

This meeting will include an overview of the Milton Tree Inventory, Assessment and Management Plan project. There will also be a presentation on proper tree care and pruning, as well as selecting trees and shrubs that thrive in Georgia while attracting wildlife.

Bring your questions for the experts!

For more information on this meeting, please contact Environmental Sustainability Coordinator Cindy Eade at 678-242-2509 or

Funds for this project were provided by the Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program administered by the Georgia Forestry Commission.

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