Trees Atlanta Branches Outside The Perimeter


Trees Atlanta Branches Outside The Perimeter

Non-Profit Citizens’ Group Reaches Out to Dunwoody Community

Trees Atlanta, a local non-profit citizens’ group, will be back for its second tree planting in Dunwoody on Saturday, November 1st in Brook Run Park located at 4770 North Peachtree Road Dunwoody, GA 30338. Trees Atlanta invites you to branch out and help plant over 200 shade trees from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Beyond the tree planting event, the non-profit organization is also working on some educational initiatives within the Dunwoody community. Earlier this month, Trees Atlanta spoke to the Kingsley Garden Club about the importance of planting trees in an urban setting, particularly as a way to invest in the future of the community. Trees Atlanta is planning on offering a public tree tour at Brook Run Park in the spring, once leaves return to the newly planted trees.

Novermber 1st is also Dunwoody’s annual volunteer day, which will bring out many local and dedicated volunteers from Trees Atlanta’s corps including LEAGUE at AT&T, IA Interior Architects, and Atlanta Commissioned Officers Association. Student volunteers from Cub Scout Pack 846, Chamblee High School, Georgia Technical Institute, Clemson University, Georgia State University and Emory University will also be in attendance. A group from Triage Consulting Group will help to prep the site the day prior.

Last year, Trees Atlanta was invited by the city of Dunwoody to replace trees that were removed during the installation of a new walking trail around Brook Run Park. Dunwoody Mayor Mike Davis said, “Thanks to the tremendous efforts and expertise of the Trees Atlanta coordinators and the hundreds of volunteers who came out to plant trees in Brook Run Park, Dunwoody residents and visitors can enjoy the natural beauty, shade and colors of these trees for many years to come. The City of Dunwoody and our residents are forever grateful for the help and guidance from Trees Atlanta.”

The Dunwoody planting at Brook Run Park is a perfect example of Trees Atlanta’s mission to protect and improve the urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating – and this is only the first step! For the next two years, Trees Atlanta will continue to maintain these trees through watering, mulching and pruning. If you’re looking to create more unity in your organization/business or engage in your local community, then volunteer with us or have us plan your next teambuilding day with outdoor challenges and environmental education.

Trees Atlanta appreciates the support of the Dunwoody community and looks forward to future successful plantings in Dunwoody!

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