The 5th Annual Urban Forestry Festival is this weekend – come celebrate southwest Atlanta’s urban forests!

Urban Forestry Festival 2011 [photo courtesy of James E. King II and CBB Studios]

West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and National Wildlife Federation present the 5th Annual Urban Forestry Festival.
Come discover the urban forests of southwest Atlanta! →

Fernbank Plant Sale’s Fall 2010 event will be September 18th, 2010

Fernbank’s Fall Plant Sale 2010 will take place from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Fernbank Science Center.

Become a steward of our urban forests with Trees Atlanta’s TreeKeepers’ Certification Program

Trees Atlanta’s TreeKeeper Certification Program presents Atlanta residents with a training opportunity to expand and gain specialized knowledge about trees and tree care to help protect our urban forests.

Georgia Grove encourages individuals and communities to “plant your legacy” and increase Atlanta’s tree canopy

Georgia Grove is a part of American Grove – a country-wide project to plant trees to combat our shrinking urban tree canopies.

Embrace trees in the city with Trees Atlanta’s 2010 “City in the Arboretum Conference”

Embrace trees in the city with Trees Atlanta’s 2010 “City in the Arboretum Conference” on May 22nd, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Learn how to help preserve our urban forest and advocate for trees around Atlanta!

Support Virginia Highland’s newest park with their fruiting tree sale on March 13, 2010!

The Virginia Highland Civic Association is hosting the “Hard-to-Find Edible Plant Sale” with fruiting trees and bushes for your garden to benefit the New Highland Garden. Come on out on Saturday, Maarch 13th, 2010 or pre-order online. Selections include apple, fig, plum and persimmon trees; olive trees; blackberry, blueberry, and raspberry bushes; pineapple guave; muscadine vines; pomegranate / quince; strawberry plants; and much more.

Plant a tree with the 2010 Arbor Day Plant Sale and Champion Tree Walk at Fernbank Science Center!

Trees Atlanta and Fernbank Science Center are teaming up with a plant and tree sale and a Champion Tree Walk on Saturday, February 20, 2010 in honor of Arbor Day! And save the date for Trees Atlanta’s Arbor Day Photography Exhibit on February 19, 2010!

Get your orchard growing with a grow-it-yourself tree sale (and support the Atlanta Local Food Initiative!)

The 2010 Atlanta plant sale season begins with the Incredible-Edible-Grow-It-Yourself Fruit Tree, Vine and Berry Bush Sale, presented by the Atlanta Community Food Bank with proceeds benefiting the Atlanta Local Food Initiative! Saturday, January 23, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Food Bank in northwest Atlanta.

Even your Christmas tree can give back during the “Bring One for the Chipper” program from Keep Atlanta Beautiful!

Recycle your Atlanta Christmas tree into mulch with Keep Atlanta Beautiful’s “Bring One for the Chipper” program in 2010! You can also request a pile of free mulch generated form all of the recycled trees.

Growing Edgewood’s urban forest with over 50 native trees planted by Trees Atlanta

Tree planting of native Georgia trees in Edgewood increases Atlanta’s urban tree canopy and improves our air quality. If you’re interested in volunteering with Trees Atlanta, please visit for more info!

Don’t miss these green Atlanta festivals: Fall Fest 3 with Trees Atlanta and Fall in the 4th with the Fourth Ward

Don’t miss two great local Atlanta festivals coming up in September: Fall in the 4th and the Fall Fest at Trees Atlanta thrown by the Druid Hills Environmental Club!

Find protected lands and waters nearby with maps from The Nature Conservancy!

You can find nature preserves in Atlanta, Decatur, and anywhere in the United States and beyond with the Nature Conservancy’s mapping system! The Nature Conservancy’s map catalogued environmentally protected lands and waters across the globe in both google maps and google earth, with colored balloons denoting present, past, and partner preserves.

Holder Brothers sourcing Georgia forests for local timber framing construction materials

Holder Brothers sourcing Georgia forests for local timber framing construction materials

Help make rain barrels with Trees Atlanta’s NeighborWoods projects!

Help make rain barrels with Trees Atlanta’s NeighborWoods projects!

Volunteers needed for the Atlanta BeltLine Earth Day clean-up!

Atlanta BeltLine volunteers needed!

Thanks for making our city a little greener, Trees Atlanta – one tree at time!

Another planting by Trees Atlanta, this time on Cleburne Terrace in Poncey-Highland!

Trees Atlanta plantings along the BeltLine and in Morningside this weekend

Volunteer with Trees Atlanta this weekend in the West End for the BeltLine Arboretum or in Morningside in the heart of intown Atlanta!

Fernbank Science Center’s annual Arbor Day Tree Sale coming up on February 21st!

Fernbank Science Center Arbor Day tree sale 2009!