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City of Clarksville to continue Tree replacement on Franklin Street

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Sunday, May 19th, 2019 starting at 7:00am City of Clarksville workers will remove trees in the 100 Block of Franklin Street.

The trees currently there are becoming too big for their tree wells and are in decline.

Franklin Street

Franklin Street

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Nashville Sounds “Swing for the Trees” Planting Event

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Officials from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, the Nashville Sounds, Metro Parks staff, and Friends of Edwin Warner Park, along with other volunteers, gathered at the park to plant trees as part of the “Swing for the Trees” program.

“Swing for the Trees” is a tree planting program to promote the importance of trees to Tennessee. The TWRA participated in the program beginning last season. During the Sounds home games, where there was at least one broken bat, resulted in the opportunity for obtaining trees to be planted this spring. A total of 114 bats were broken by the Sounds in 2012.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Nashville Sounds were among those planting trees in Edwin Warner Park as part of the “Swing for the Trees” program. From left; Don King (TWRA Information and Education Division Chief), Pandy English (Instream Flow Coordinator, TWRA Environmental Services), Doug Scopel (Sounds Assistant General Manager), Brad Tammen (Sounds Vice President/General Manager) Steve Patrick (TWRA Assistant Director), and Ozzie (Sounds mascot).

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Nashville Sounds were among those planting trees in Edwin Warner Park as part of the “Swing for the Trees” program. From left; Don King (TWRA Information and Education Division Chief), Pandy English (Instream Flow Coordinator, TWRA Environmental Services), Doug Scopel (Sounds Assistant General Manager), Brad Tammen (Sounds Vice President/General Manager) Steve Patrick (TWRA Assistant Director), and Ozzie (Sounds mascot).

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