Doraville, GA, March 17, 2016 – The Post Reports – The City of Doraville hosted an Arbor Day celebration recently and four new trees were planted in front of Forest Fleming Arena at Honeysuckle Park, thanks to Trees Atlanta. The white oak trees that were planted should grow to a height of about 60′ and will provide colorful foliage from green in summer to orange in the fall.
Mayor Donna Pittman read an Arbor Day proclamation and City Manager Shawn Gillen, Councilman MD Naser, local residents and members of City Staff were also on hand for the festivities. Mayor Pittman was also joined by a group of 4-H members from Sequoyah Middle School in a tree ribbon cutting at the event.
Matthew Davis from Trees Atlanta provided the students with an overview of Trees Atlanta’s work, a description of trees planted and provided instruction for mulching and watering. The students then put his information to work by watering and arranging the mulch around the new trees. The students shared personal comments about how trees affect their life and the world we live in. Their comments were accompanied by artwork they had done themselves, some of which was donated to the city.