City Kicks Off Tree Planting Program

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Some local neighborhoods are getting greener, will have more shade and will look a little better thanks to a City program to distribute more than 700 trees.

Mayor Lois Frankel joined Commissioner Isaac “Ike” Robinson, Jr., neighborhood leaders and about a dozen kids from Westward Elementary School to announce the program (pictured).

The City is helping replace trees that we lost due to storms in recent years.  More than 700 trees are being given to homeowners in Roosevelt Estates, Coleman Park abnd Pleasant City.  The company ATL Diversified Industries is dontating time and labor to help the residents plant the trees free of charge.

The program will help increase the City’s tree canopy, which helps reduce our overall carbon footprint and protect the environment.