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City Targets Far South in 1,000-Tree Giveaway

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Targets Far South in 1,000-Tree Giveaway

To boost enthusiasm for the Branch Out initiative aimed at planting 300,000 trees by 2020, the City of Columbus is giving away 1,000 trees and compost in partnership with other organizations. The program started in September of last year with the hopes of replenishing the city’s canopy, much of which was lost to the Emerald […]

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Columbus Hopes to Plant 20,000 New Trees in April, 300,000 by 2020

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Hopes to Plant 20,000 New Trees in April, 300,000 by 2020

Spring is finally here, and Columbus can now start on the city’s Branch Out Program’s goal of planting 300,000 trees by the year 2020. The Branch Out program, introduced by Green Columbus, had a waiting season after its launch last September. As the days get longer, Columbusites will soon have an opportunity to participate in […]

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City of Columbus Announces Plans to Plant 300,000 New Trees by 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans City of Columbus Announces Plans to Plant 300,000 New Trees by 2020

When it comes to urban revitalization, there are many different ways to go about building (or rebuilding) a community. Nearly every idea comes with its share of proponents and detractors, with some ideas being more controversial than others. But there’s one form of community enhancement that few people would argue is problematic for a neighborhood: […]

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