Earth Week 2014

Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. There are plenty of complimentary ways to celebrate the Earth with us these upcoming weeks:

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Speaker Series: Kathryn Kolb with Dynamic Symmetry
Please join us for an educational evening as we welcome Atlanta photographer Kathryn Kolb to the Trees Atlanta Speaker Series. Kathryn’s photography exhibit, Dynamic Symmetry, will be on display for free before and after her talk beginning at 7:00 PM.  During her presentation she’ll discuss the intricacies of nature and the trees surrounding us. Come learn and see the beauty of nature!

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The Dynamic Symmetry photography exhibit and artist talk are made possible in part by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. Special thanks to the City of Atlanta for helping to support the Trees Atlanta Speaker Series!

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Saturday, April 19, 2014
Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine

Join Keep Atlanta Beautiful, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Park Pride, Trees Atlanta, the Atlanta Community ToolBank, and neighborhood partners to remove invasive bamboo and debris from Northeast Hiking Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine to celebrate this year’s Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine!

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Monday, April 21-25, 2014
Sprinkles Cupcakes
In honor of Earth Week, Sprinkles Cupcakes and Ice Cream is donating all proceeds from their Vanilla cupcakes to Trees Atlanta! From Monday April 21st to Friday April 25th, buy as many vanilla cupcakes as you want, knowing that 100% of the proceeds support your favorite tree organization. Now that’s a sweet deal!

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Champion Tree Walk with Eli Dickerson
Ready to tour some of Atlanta’s Champion trees? Meet Eli Dickerson, Trees Atlanta’s Events & Donor Relations -and- Champion Tree Coordinator, at Corner of Beech Valley Rd NE and Pasadena Ave NE in the Morningside Neighborhood to learn all about the Champion Trees of Herbert Taylor Park.  This 2-hour morning Tree Walk from 10am to 12pm will help attendees learn all about what a champion tree is, where to find them in Atlanta, how to submit a large tree to be considered as a Champion, and to become more familiar with identifying the trees in the Park.

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Special thanks to the City of Atlanta for supporting Trees Atlanta tree walks.
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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Bike Tour of Trees in Virginia-Highland
Trees Atlanta and the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition present a “Tree Tour on Bikes”, led by ISA Certified Arborist Linc Weis and experienced ride leaders from ABC. This family-oriented ride visits the Virginia-Highland Neighborhood Arboretum along quiet neighborhood streets as well as a stretch of the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine while showcasing diverse ornamental and flowering trees.

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Special thanks to the City of Atlanta for supporting this and other Trees Atlanta tree walks.
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