The City of Fernandina Beach, Department of Planning and Conservation will host a tree planting activity on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. This project demonstrates the City’s continued commitment to honoring community forestry and increasing its urban tree canopy. The tree planting will take place at the City of Fernandina Beach Housing Authority at 1300 Hickory Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.
A total of seventeen (17) trees are scheduled to be planted including a variety fruit trees. Tree planting will continue within the housing authority into 2021 as an effort to increase canopy coverage throughout the area. The plantings at this event will bring the City’s 2020 planting total to 205 trees. Funding was provided through the City’s Tree Trust Fund.
Did you know that trees are not just great for landscaping, but they also provide a variety of environmental, social, and economic benefits? If you are a city resident that would like a tree planted on your property please contact the City Arborist, Dave Holley at 904-574-1215. Dave can help you determine if a tree is suitable for your desired location; if so, the City will plant one at no cost to you.
For additional information or questions regarding trees within the City, please visit www.fbfl.us/367/Trees or contact your City Arborist by phone or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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