Archive for October, 2014
TreePLANT Alamance Initiative Press Release
NLS launched TreePLANT Alamance, ultimately incurring a community investment of $14,000 through donations from individuals and groups. 295 trees were gifted to 5 cities in Alamance County. The purpose of TreePLANT Alamance is to help municipalities across Alamance County replace trees lost as a result of the severe winter weather of 2013-2014.
Read the full Press Release below here: NLS TreePLANT Almance Press Release
Photos by Josh Drye Photography. See more at http://joshdryephotography.weebly.com/
NCDOT Award for 1st Place for Rest Area Interstate Maintenance
Press release of an award presented at the North Carolina Rest Area Awards during the National Safety Rest Area Conference in Asheville October 10, 2014. The rest stop at milepost 139 just 3 miles west of Burlington won 1st place for Rest Area Interstate Maintenance across the entire state. Congratulations to NCDOT and Ken Taffer!
Click for full document: NCDOT Resting Easy with NCDOT
New Leaf and Arbor Day at the Carousel Festival
The annual Arbor Day Celebration was held at the 2014 Carousel Festival in Burlington on September 20th and 21st. New Leaf Society and the Tree and Appearance Commission (T&A) set up a booth, did a tree planting demonstration, and had a seedling give-away. Thank you to everyone that stopped by! There were many happy recipients of the trees!