Tree Mail: Spring 2018

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Volume 6, Issue 1


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Updated Volunteer Event Schedule


Check out our newly updated volunteer schedule, including some opportunities during Arbor Week…

Arbor Week is Coming!


Edmond’s Arbor Week Celebration will take place this coming week, March 26th to March 31st this year. Find out how you can get involved in the festivities…


City Council’s Tree Canopy Goal


Tree canopy within a community impacts its residents’ health, quality of life, environment, economy, and culture. Seeing the importance in Edmond’s tree canopy, City Council recently adopted a tree canopy benchmark onto their 2018 Strategic Plan. Find out more…


Foster-A-Tree Spotlight


In addition to providing trees for individual residences throughout Edmond, the Foster-A-Tree program also offers trees to neighborhood groups for planting within the right-of-way along their community’s common areas. Learn about this season’s Foster-A-Tree Spotlight, the Villages at Coffee Creek…

Guide to Watering Trees


Anyone who has planted a tree knows that providing the right amount of water at the right time is a key factor in tree survival. Learning how to determine when your tree needs water and how to apply it is a very important part of tree ownership. Check out our handy guide to watering trees to find out when, where, how, and how much to water your tree at any given time…

Tree Species Highlight


In late winter as we wait out the cold until spring arrives, we are always seeking out any signs of greener days. Evergreen trees can offer that hint of the growth to come that we lean on to get us through those grey days of winter. Learn more about this season’s tree species highlight, the escarpment live oak…