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Fifth Ward Community ‘Tree Giveaway’
November 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
“SAVE OUR COMMUNITY, PLANT TREES’
Research shows: In the most extreme cases, wealthy areas have 65% more tree canopy than communities where 9 out of 10 people live below the poverty line.
Build heat resilience + air purification: Trees and vegetation lower surface and air temperatures by providing shade and improve air quality.
Growing shade: Neighbors and community organizations looking to reduce the ‘heat island’ effect by planting 500 trees in the Historic Fifth Ward