Sunday, June 21, 2009

Ann Arbor taps stormwater fund to plant 1,000 trees per year to mitigate ash borer impacts; Ann Arbor, MI

Ann Arbor launching program to replant 1,000 trees a year - Ann Arbor News - The Latest News, Blogs, Photos & Videos –
by Judy McGovern | The Ann Arbor News
Friday June 19, 2009, 7:26 PM
Ann Arbor is launching a significant new replanting program this fall to add roughly 1,000 new trees every year.
The initiative begins half a dozen years after the die-off of once-plentiful ash trees.
City officials say they'll use aerial photos to identify the more pronounced holes in Ann Arbor's tree canopy and concentrate on those spots.
Street trees will be planted across the city, said Kerry Gray, urban forest and natural resources coordinator. City employees will likely do the work, but details are still being worked out"

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