Friday, December 11, 2009

City of Orlando reaches goal of replacing 10,000 trees; Orlando, FL

City of Orlando Raises 'Green' Awareness Central Florida News, Info, Sports West Orlando News Online: Mayor Buddy Dyer and City Commissioners will be raising awareness about Orlando’s urban tree canopy by planting the seven final trees during a week long celebration of the 10,000 Trees Initiative, a project to restore the forestry damage incurred by the hurricanes of 2004. The commemoration will begin with the 9,994th tree planting on Friday, December 11 and culminate in the 10,000th tree planting by Mayor Dyer on Thursday, December 17 at 3:30 p.m. at Wadeview park. The project will successfully meet its goal of replacing the 10,000 trees lost in Hurricanes Charley, Frances and Jean by 2010.

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