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Cooper City Updating Its Tree Inventory

April 25, 2014


By Fallan Patterson, Forum Publishing Group, April 25 2014

Cooper City is enlisting volunteers to catalog trees in public spaces, parks and along swales to help with maintenance and record keeping in the event of a major storm.

"We're really hoping to accomplish two things: giving public works the information they need to develop the program and providing data for [the Federal Emergency Management Agency] and disaster recovery relief," said Bob Kirschbaum, community service project manager.

The program was created thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Broward. "The purpose of the grant is to really get the city's baby boomers involved with the city," Kirschbaum said. "The purpose of the tree inventory is to get a better handle on the city. Cooper City is big on trees." Read more...

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