MARY KATHRYN GROVE DEDICATION

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in Taking Root Partners

On Saturday morning, June 10th, a forest restoration project known as the Mary Kathryn Grove, was dedicated at Tower Park in Fort Thomas.  The project was undertaken to remember the late Mary Kathryn Dickerson, who served as the coordinator of the Boone, Kenton and Campbell Conservation Districts for more than 25 years. More than 20 larger trees were planted in the project area in a forest that had been devastated by the emerald ash borer.  Signs about Ms. Dickerson legacy...

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3 Years and Planting In Madisonville

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Taking Root Partners, Uncategorized

Communities are at the core of Taking Root. The loss of trees due to invasive plants, insect pests and unenlightened development have left some Tri-state communities feeling bare. Trees can reduce energy bills, reduce ground water runoff, increase property value, and make a community healthier along with various other benefits. To infuse the idea of planting trees into more communities, Taking Root held its first Great Tree Summit in 2014 with great success and hopes to...

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City of Montgomery Celebrates Trees

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Taking Root Partners

City of Montgomery Celebrates Trees

Each month in the Montgomery Bulletin you will see, “Where in Montgomery is Terry?” And what type of tree is he near? Terry Willenbrink is Montgomery’s City Arborist/Public Works Supervisor. He has worked for the Public Works Department for the City of Montgomery since June 1986 as well as in various capacities in the department as equipment operator, foreman of paver walk installation crew, Parks & Beautification supervisor, and City arborist. He holds a...

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