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Trees Planted by Trees Atlanta volunteers on Kensington Street in Reynoldstown

Trees Planted by Trees Atlanta volunteers on Kensington Street in Reynoldstown on MLK Day, 2015

It was beautiful day, this MLK Day, 2015! I was so thankful for the clear, sunny skies to plant trees bright and early this morning. There were a lot volunteers at the Trees Atlanta volunteer event; we started at 9:00am and were finished by about 10:30am. It was very meaningful to me to plants trees since my dad was always a “tree man”, and nurtured and transplanted tree saplings his entire life.

Volunteers included folks from Reynoldstown, Inman Park, Candler Park, and other areas of Atlanta. Theater Emory had a contingent present. There were several younger children getting in the tree-planting spirit as well. We had a demonstration from Trees Atlanta about how to dig the holes, prepare the tree roots, move the dirt in around the root ball, and make a berm, or doughnut, around the tree to keep in the moisture.

After leaving the tree-planting event, I stopped by the Elan 144 site. Brantley Street is blocked off for the construction project but there weren’t many people working today so I was able to take a few photos from the main entrance of the site on Brantley as well as from Wade Street.

Elan 144 on MLK Day, 2015 from Brantley Street

Elan 144 on MLK Day, 2015 from Brantley Street

 

Elan 144 site on MLK Day, 2015, view from Wade Street

Elan 144 site on MLK Day, 2015, view from Wade Street

posted: Jan 19, 2015 | No Responses

Posted by:  Kirsten Benson

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