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    DeKalb County Tree Contest

    • February 15, 2008
    • 11:00 AM - 12:59 PM
    • The DeKalb County Extension Office

    Arbor Day 2008
    County Tree Contest



    Due to this year’s drought, recognizing the importance of trees and their impact on the environment has become vital to communities.  DeKalb County is celebrating Arbor Day 2008 by showcasing outstanding existing trees in the county: the Dogwood tree (Cornus Florida) which is Georgia’s native flowering Dogwood and the Live Oak which Georgia’s State tree.

    Citizens of DeKalb submitted Dogwoods for judgment based on the following three measurements: circumference, height, and branch spread.  The selected dogwood will be honored along with the “Largest DeKalb County Live Oak” in a ceremony on

    Arbor Day, Friday, February 15th 2008

    at 11:00am at:

    The DeKalb County Extension Office

    4380 Memorial Drive

    Decatur, Georgia 30032


    Please meet us in the back parking lot to the right of the Tax Commissioner’s Office, between the building and the county compost area. 


    This event was sponsored and supported by Keep DeKalb Beautiful, DeKalb County Parks, DeKalb County Extension Service, GAA, RPCA and the Georgia Forestry Commission.  For additional information please call 404-371-2654 or 404-298-4084.

    Georgia Arborist Association

    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 2516, Decatur GA 30031

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