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Mansfield Announces Heritage Tree Designations

22 Nov , 2020  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

In a news release on the City of Mansfield website, it was announced this week that two trees have been designated with Heritage Tree status by the City’s Shade Tree Commission.

The City of Mansfield Heritage Tree Program, launched in 2019, is based upon the “National Big Trees” program recognizing Heritage Trees of each species within the City of Mansfield Corporation limits.

The city received ten (10) nominations, which were initially visited by the Shade Tree Commission and then forwarded onto a volunteer who utilizing a “Biltmore stick”, provided accurate measurements and a thorough evaluation of the tree which was nominated. The Commission members at their June 2020 meeting approved the trees to be officially recorded as Heritage Trees
and will make bi-annual awards. More…

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Shade Tree Commission Heritage Tree Program Winners Announced

14 Aug , 2020  

Mayor Tim Theaker has announced that the City of Mansfield Shade Tree Commission has designated two (2) trees for Heritage Tree Status.

The City of Mansfield Heritage Tree Program, launched in 2019, is based upon the “National Big Trees” program recognizing Heritage Trees of each species within the City of Mansfield Corporation limits.

The city received ten (10) nominations, which were initially visited by the Shade Tree Commission and then forwarded onto a volunteer who utilizing a “Biltmore stick”, provided accurate measurements and a thorough evaluation of the tree which was nominated. The Commission members at their June 2020 meeting approved the trees to be officially recorded as Heritage Trees and will make bi-annual awards. More…

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Shade Tree Commission Hosting Educational Meeting, Speakers

1 Oct , 2018  

The City of Mansfield Shade Tree Commission has announced that it is hosting an Educational Public meeting on Thursday, October 4, at 6:30 PM at the North Lake Park Pavilion.

In their ongoing commitment to providing service and educational opportunities to the residents of Mansfield, the members of the Shade Tree Commission are pleased to offer this free educational session. More…

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Keep On The Lookout For And Report Instances Of Beech Leaf Disease

21 Aug , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) urges Ohioans to identify and report signs of beech leaf disease to minimize risk of disease spread.

Beech leaf disease (BLD) is a newly observed disease affecting American and possibly non-native beech trees. BLD was first discovered in Lake County in 2012 and has quickly spread across northeastern Ohio. Infestations have been found in nine Ohio counties and parts of New York, Pennsylvania, and Ontario, Canada. More…

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Second Arbor Day Celebration Planned

11 May , 2018  

The City of Mansfield Shade Tree Commission is pleased to announce the second program offered to celebrate Arbor Day 2018 and their participation in the 22rd Annual Earth Stewardship Celebration.

On Monday, May 14 at 1:00 PM, a representative of the Shade Tree Commission will visit Malabar Intermediate School. Fourth Grade students and give a brief presentation on the history and importance of Arbor Day, as well as discussing the importance of trees in an urban setting. Tree seedlings will then be distributed to the students. More…

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