Sunday, November 22, 2009

Take Root helps increase UTC in urban core, seeks to double UTC; Chattanooga, TN

11/21/2009 - Great Things Are Happening At Battle Academy - Opinion -
Saturday morning, students, parents and staff members planted eight beautiful trees on our campus. Take Root donated the trees and offered help and instruction with the planting. Take Root's mission, to increase the tree canopy in the urban core, directly affects our students; kids who live in areas with dense urban forests, for instance, have a lesser prevalence of asthma. In addition, trees have been shown to decrease crime and litter as well as to slow vehicular traffic. For a school in the heart of the city at the corner of Main and Market Streets, these benefits are priceless.

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