Trees


Middle-schoolers help plant trees

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Arizona Daily Star “Students from Changemaker High School and Roberts/Naylor K-8 teamed up to plant more than two dozen trees Thursday.” Read more…

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Trees popping up across Tucson

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Tucson News Now “Together, Tucson Clean and Beautiful and Trees for Tucson are planting, on average, a tree per day thanks to donations from Hamstra Heating & Cooling.” Read more…

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10,000 Trees Campaign

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Arizona Daily Star “Mayor Jonathan Rothschild helps fifth graders at Oyama Elementary plant the 10,886th tree out of 20,000 trees as part of the Trees for Tucson project on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Oyama Elementary School.” Read more…

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Mayor to plant 10,000th tree this Friday at local elementary school

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KVOA “This Friday, Sept. 26, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will mark the completion of his first 10,000 Trees Campaign by planting a tree with students at Oyama Elementary School. ‘We’ve had a great response from the community, with folks logging in to our website to record trees they plant,’ said Mayor Rothschild. ‘Nurseries, community and church […]

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Citi Tree Planting Event Success

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On April 23rd, volunteers from Citi partnered with Trees for Tucson to plant trees at the Rincon Country Mobile Home Park. The shade trees that were planted will help to cool the streets and side walks, shade homes and reduce energy use, and add some aesthetic value to the community. Citi originally contacted Mayor Rothschild’s […]

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2014 Earth Day Event

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The UofA Arboretum and Mayor Rothschild held an Earth Day event on the morning of Tuesday 4/22 that highlighted the environmental work being done by the City of Tucson and the UofA. The event included speeches from Tanya Quist of the UofA Arboretum, Mayor Rothschild, Katie Gannon of Trees for Tucson, Dean Jan Cervelli of […]

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Trees Distributed at South Tucson Healthy Habits Fair

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On Saturday, January 21st, the City of South Tucson held their 3rd annual Healthy Habits Fair at the John Valenzuela Youth Center! The fair helped to educate the community about programs, activities, and lifestyle changes that could encourage healthy habits. There were many groups and organizations on hand to educate people about healthy eating, community […]

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Storm water could irrigate roadside trees

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Arizona Public Media “The Tucson City Council is supporting a measure that would redesign roads to funnel storm water drainage from roadways to the sides of the roads, where it would irrigate the vegetation planted there.” Read more…

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