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ARBOR DAY 
 Free Tree Seedling

Giveaway


Georgia's Arbor Day

Friday

February 17,

 2017
9am until noon

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  • Bartow County Courthouse - 135 West Cherokee Ave,
    Cartersville
  • Cartersville City Hall - 10 North Public Square
  • United Community Bank - 7400 Hwy 140, Adairsville, GA 30103
  • Doug's Restaurant -  696 GA HWY 293 SE, Emerson, GA 30137
  • Kingston City Hall - 30 West Main Street, Kingston, GA 30145 
Keep Bartow Beautiful will supply Crape Myrtle  (white) & Redbud Seedlings for this year's giveaway. Both will provide spring blooms. Bartow's Master Gardeners will be handing out these seedlings and dispensing planting advice. So come get a free tree and talk to an expert

Bartow County, GA is proud to be the home of the State Champion "White Oak" as designated by the Georgia Forestry Commission in September, 2016. Located at Spring Bank, the measurements used to determine status are: circumference 252', height - 103', crown spread - 128', TOTAL POINTS = 387. 

We encourage land owners to replace lost trees or plant more trees in order
to help maintain our urban forest. Trees contribute to our urban aesthetic,
prevent "heat island" effect, act as natural filters for water, and
prevent soil erosion.  

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            It's important to plant the Right Tree in the Right Place
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  • “If you plant a tree today on the west side of your home, in 5 years your energy bills should be 3% less. In 15 years the savings will be nearly 12%.” - Dr. E. Greg McPherson, Center for Urban Forest Research
  • “Landscaping, especially with trees, can increase property values as much as 20 percent.” - Management Information Services/ICMA
  • “The planting of trees means improved water quality, resulting in less runoff and erosion. This allows more recharging of the ground water supply. Wooded areas help prevent the transport of sediment and chemicals into streams.” - USDA Forest Service
  • Go to www.arborday.org for more info or call Missy Phillips 770 383 7399 or email phillipsm@bartowga.org