Smart Design Parking Lots

October 25th, 2016 by Heather Gordon

Smart Design Parking Lots: A Cost Benefit and Ecosystem Analysis

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STF Tree Giveaway!

September 27th, 2016 by Heather Gordon

ADOPT A TREE!

Savannah Tree Foundation will give away 150 trees at Skidaway Marine Science Day on Saturday, October 22,  12—4 pm

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Celebrate Trees!

June 9th, 2016 by Heather Gordon
Celebrate Trees

Celebrate Trees

On Thursday, September 15th, STF supporters will celebrate amidst the trees at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum at the 8th annual Fall Frolic.

We will announce the honorees for the annual Founders Awards and enjoy an evening celebrating the trees that are so important to our community. Enjoy live music, an open bar, silent auction, and food!

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Crape myrtle pruning 101

December 29th, 2015 by Heather Gordon

This winter, please give your crape myrtle the care and attention it deserves. Do not over prune!

Thank you Savannah Morning News for featuring this important topic.

 

For more information on crape myrtles and the mysterious habit of “crape murder”, read our collection of crape myrtle articles here

 

STF VIDEO: Tree Canopy in our community

December 3rd, 2014 by Heather Gordon

Watch the new STF Video Here. Learn about trees and our work to preserve, protect and plant trees across Chatham County.

 

 

Founders Awards

October 14th, 2014 by Heather Gordon

2014 Savannah Tree Foundation Founders Awards

 

Savannah Tree Foundation announced the winners of the annual awards named for Foundation founders Page Hungerpiller, Lynda Beam and Suzie Williams. The Awards were presented at the Savannah Tree Foundation 2014 gala on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7pm at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum.

    

The Town of Thunderbolt is recipient of the 2014 Hungerpiller for protecting, maintaining and growing its urban forest.

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Armstrong State University receives the 2014 Beam for fostering awareness of trees’ positive impact through a campus-wide arboretum  open to the public free of charge.

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Homeowner Gordon Mathews is recipient of the 2014 Williams for demonstrating a successful balance between property rights and environmental considerations.

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Candler Oak volunteer event, Friday, January 18 at 4 pm

January 14th, 2013 by Heather Gordon

Volunteers are needed this Friday afternoon at 4pm to help weed the Candler Oak easement. Meet new law students from the Savannah Law School and Savannah Tree Foundation members. Volunteers will learn about this unique tree which has its own conservation easement. Please bring gloves. Tools and refreshments provided.

Give a Holiday Gift that Grows

November 29th, 2012 by Heather Gordon

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, GIVE A GIFT THAT GROWS!

This holiday season give the gift of trees through the Savannah Tree Foundation’s Holiday Plant A Tree Program. Donations in honor or in memory of family and friends are used to plant canopy trees on public land throughout Savannah and Chatham County.

The Savannah Tree Foundation works to preserve, protect and plant canopy trees in Chatham County, Georgia. The Savannah Tree Foundation promotes, through direct action and education, an awareness of trees as vital environmental resources and an important part of our cultural heritage.

The Savannah Tree Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization and all Holiday Plant A Tree gifts are tax deductible. Please print the order form and return by December 17th for local mailing. Or call 912-233-TREE (8733) to order over the phone with your credit card.

 

Tool Trailer Needed

November 6th, 2012 by Heather Gordon

Savannah Tree Foundation’s holiday wish list includes an enclosed trailer which can be used to haul wheelbarrows and tools to tree planting and mulching events. A single axel trailer, approximately 6′ x 8′ will help us carry tools from one tree site to the next. Do you have a such a trailer sitting in your side yard? Or know a friend or neighbor who has one that is not being used? Donations are tax deductible, and will help us help Savannah/Chatham’s urban forest.

October is National Neighborwoods Month!

October 4th, 2012 by Heather Gordon

This National NeighborWoods Month event is made possible through support from Alliance for Community Trees.

To celebrate National NeighborWoods Month the Savannah Tree Foundation has several activities on the calendar this month. Help Savannah Tree Foundation help our urban forests, learn from knowledgeable leaders, and earn community service credit. Learn how to plant and mulch trees and more about the beautiful urban forests of Savannah/Chatham County. See the calendar for more details.