Friday, April 24, 2009

Green Miami plants over 200 trees on Arbor Day in support of effort to increase UTC to 30%; Miami, FL; 4/24/09

City Of Miami Going Greener On Arbor Day CBS 4 - Miami,FL,USA
The volunteers planted more than 200 Gumbo Limbo, Mahogany, Wild Tamarind, Live Oak and Silver Buttonwood trees in the neighborhood. All of the trees are Florida native, drought-tolerant and wind resistant. The tree planting project is part of the city's Green Miami Initiative which was created to increase the city's tree canopy to 30-percent within the next ten years. The tree planting and protection campaign encourages neighborhood groups and individuals to plant and preserve our urban canopy. There is more information available at

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