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“Plant and Tend A District Tree, Get a Rebate”

by Borderstan.com — October 29, 2008 at 6:46 am 0

Borderstanians, do you have bare spots on your property or in your front tree boxes? Now is the time to plant that tree! From The Washington Post, October 28:

District residents who plant a tree on their property and vow to water and nurture it for two years will receive up to $50 through a program launched by the city and Casey Trees, officials announced yesterday.

“We are very enthused about the improvements to the quality of life in the city that come from tree cover,” said D.C. environment department Director George Hawkins. “Any of us know the difference between walking a street on a hot summer day with trees or without.” Read entire story.

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