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Atlanta bans mass tree removal from residential areas until next year – AJC, June 30, 2017

“The moratorium will apply to any application to remove 10 or more trees from residential lots five acres or larger.”

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Natalyn Archibong - smAtlanta City Councilwoman Natalyn Archibong on WABE about the ban

Atlanta City Councilwoman Natalyn Archibong from District 5 was interviewed on July 13 on WABE’s Closer Look.  Listen to her comments about the moratorium and Atlanta’s tree canopy.  (her comments begin about 2 1/2 minutes into the stream).

CITF Presents to the Atlanta Planning Advisory Board

Date:   June 17, 2017

The Atlanta Planning Advisory Board (APAB) serves to advise the City on city-wide issues, goals and objectives relative, but not limited to the Comprehensive Development Plan, land use, zoning transportation, environmental quality, license review, parks and open spaces.

On June 17, 2017, City In The Forest asked that a resolution in support of a stronger Tree Protection Ordinance be signed by APAB.  Watch the presentation: