Update on Edmonds

Citizens' Tree BoardThe CItizens' Tree Board has published a brochure titled "Trees for Small Spaces". The brochure is based on the concept of "th right tree in the right space", and shows illustrations of trees that grow well in small space and are suitable to our local climate. The brochure is free and available for pick-up at the following locations: Edmonds City Hall 2nd Floor Green Room ~ 121 5th Ave N. and at the Frances Anderson Center located at 700 Main St. It can also be accessed online or by going to the Resources tab on the City of Edmonds' Tree Board webpage.

Information from the brochure will be the basis for a free community classroom event about planting and tree care on Saturday, October 12th from 10 am - noon at the Frances Anderson Center, More information will be available in the next issue of Craze available in late August or early September.

The Edmonds Tree Board is a seven-member volunteer board appointed by the City Council. It also has one alternate member, a student representative, and one City Council member liaison. The Tree Board is active in tree planing activities and providing education about trees.

Newest board member, Suzanne Juergensen, is credited as the primary author of the "Trees for Small Spaces" brochure. This is the second brochure the Tree Board has published, their first, "Before You Grab that Chainsaw...", features alternatives to entirely cutting down a tree and can be found here.

Pictured Tree Board Members, standing -- left to right: Gail Lovell, Vivian Olson (Co-Chair), Frank Caruso (Vice-Chair), Doug Peterson, Steve Hatzenbeler. Sitting -- left to right: Suzanne Juergensen and Barbara Chase. Not pictured is Bill Phipps (Co-Chair)

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