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Community Tree Council Seeks Members

The Athens-Clarke County Community Tree Council (CTC) is seeking qualified candidates to fill two positions on its board. The CTC provides information and recommendations on community tree policy and procedures to Athens-Clarke County officials, staff,…
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Hodgson Oak

Hodgson Oak

The Loss of an Athens Landmark. Athens is saying goodbye to a historic gem in the next few days- the Hodgson Oak.  The Hodgson Oak, located off Jefferson Road, was once known as Georgia’s largest…
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Prince Planting

Prince Planting

The dogwoods are in bloom along Prince Avenue, and recently through a partnership with the Athens Community Tree Council, Athens-Clarke County, and The Urban Forestry Organization there were 23 new trees planted along the street….
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Black Dotted Brown Moth

There’s a New Pest in Town A new pest has found out how great Athens’ oaks are and has significantly infested and defoliated the trees.  The Black Dotted Brown Moth (Cissusa spadix) has defoliated oaks…
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Crape Murder!

Crape Murder!

There has been a major crime happening in Athens.  Crapemyrtles are one of the toughest, most adaptable, and beautiful trees in the area with smooth bark, spectacular branching structure, and blooms that last all summer long….
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