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Atlanta’s Living History: Old-Growth Forests in the City

By Elizabeth Spiers When I greet Kathryn Kolb near Proctor Creek Trail, she leads me towards a slope, “This little patch right here, is attached to a large tract of old-growth forest. It looks like nothing, but it does have some characteristics that are consistent with areas where we find old…

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Ask the Arborist: General Tree Care

Ask the Arborist is a monthly interactive series where you can have your questions about trees, tree care, and tree health answered live by professional arborists. This month our experts will focus on overall tree care including everything from maintaining healthy soil for your trees to overall best…

What’s Blooming on the BeltLine: Meadow Edition

Come explore the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum on the Westside Trail. Join Trees Atlanta BeltLine staff to discover the unique plants that make up the Westside Arboretum plantings. Explore the plants of the Longleaf Pine Savanna, Pollinator Path, Trial Garden and many others in this unique prairie section…

Grow and Learn: Pest Management

The program will provide an overview and what to do about the 4 basic pests in the garden or on the farm: sucking pests, chewing pests, boring pests, and human pests. Join farmer, trainer, soil alchemist, and worm whisperer Maurice Small as he digs deep on pest control and integrated pest management. About…

Wildflower Walk at Lullwater Preserve

Professor John Wegner from Emory University will introduce you to the sacred space called Lullwater Preserve. Right in the middle of Emory's campus, Lullwater Preserve offers acres of green space with trees, lawns and a lake for community members to enjoy. The estate is home to an English Tudor mansion…

Speaker Series: Learning from the Fireflies in our Backyards

Come discover the magic of Georgia fireflies! Explore firefly biology, find out how they relate to trees, and why garden management matters for fireflies. Kelly Ridenhour will present results from the Atlanta Firefly Project, shedding light on how land management like the amount of green space, levels…

Speaker Series: Author David Haskell

Best-selling author, David Haskell, will talk about "Trees, People, and Cities: Ancient and Modern Connections". This is an in-person event at Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center. The wellbeing of trees and people are deeply connected. David Haskell has studied these links in cities and forests around the…

Does Your Tree Equity Score Make a Difference? A Multi-City Panel Discussion

What is a "tree equity score" and how does it affect us? A nationwide database known as the Tree Equity Score was released by the American Forests in 2021 to fanfare among tree advocates, urban planners, and environmentalists. Yet, do we really understand what the data say? If we do, what can we do with…

Amphibian Decline and the Importance of Habitat Restoration

Learn about amphibian declines and what the expectations are for amphibians in our future. Mark Mandica, Founder and Executive Director of the Amphibian Foundation will share the organization's history, mission and conservation efforts especially with endangered amphibian species in the Southeast. More…

Trees Atlanta Fall Break Camp

Come explore our Atlanta parks in the fall! Learn about the changing of seasons, bike over 4 miles, and explore multiple city parks and the Arboretum connected by the Atlanta BeltLine. Find out why we have seasons and conduct science experiments on leaves to understand their pigmentation. Camp is at…