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Arbor Day Celebration – Sat 3/5 at 10am

Please join us!

What: Arbor Day Celebration…
featuring a seedling sale and a presentation by wonderful and knowledgeable arborist Chris Barneycastle.

When/Where: The Pine Lake beach house, Saturday March 5, during and following pancake breakfast.
Seedlings will be available beginning at about 8:45am, and Chris’ talk will begin at 10.

A few more details:
The presentation will cover “The State of Pine Lake’s Trees – A Report on the 2010 Tree and Ground Cover Inventory”.
Seedlings available will include catalpa, wild plum, redbud, crepe myrtle, red maple…come early for best selection!

Sponsored by the PL tree board, hope to see you there!

Pancake Breakfast – Sat 3/5 at 8:30am

As you’ve seen from the Tree Board announcements, we’re having a first Saturday breakfast this weekend at the beach house. (*BEACH *HOUSE!) Come one, come all!

8:30: food is out and ready for consumption.
10:30: food is gone and you’re full and content.
In between: you’re eating, chatting, and buying seedlings to plant or give away.

PLAIN membership saves you $1 per person, as does bringing your own plate, cup and silverware.

See you there!

Tree Risk Assessment – Tue 8/24 at 7pm

Please join us! The Pine Lake Tree Board will host a workshop on “Tree Risk Assessment” at 7PM (doors open at 6:45) on Tuesday August 24th at the Pine Lake Beach House. Our wonderful City Arborist Chris Barneycastle will conduct the workshop which will cover some of the following topics:
Basic Risk Assessment
Identifying potential tree hazards
Risk tolerance
Ways to prevent or minimize damage from tree failures
Legal aspects of hazardous trees
The workshop is free and open to the public so please feel free to forward this to your friends in surrounding neighborhoods. Also, one lucky member of the audience will receive our door prize: a lovely potted Hibiscus.

Arbor Day Celebration – Sat 3/6 at 10am

The Pine Lake Tree Board will be hosting an Arbor Day Celebration Saturday March 6 at 10am (following the pancake breakfast).

We will meet at the entrance to the Eastern Wetlands for a ceremonial tree planting followed by a walk-n-talk through through the wetlands hosted by our wonderful city arborist (Chris Barneycastle). Among other things, Chris will discuss and demonstrate tree identification and invasive species management.

Bring the kids and help celebrate our city’s tree heritage and expand your tree IQ!