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2012 Media Releases

January 30, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Lynn Johnson, Director, 402-441-8265
Jerry Shorney, Assistant Director, 402-441-8259

Residents Asked to Submit Additions to Street Tree List

Public meeting set for February 14

The Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department and the Community Forestry Advisory Board invite the public to participate in updating the City's approved street tree list. The list is sent to every resident who receives a voucher to plant on the City right of way. The list also is used to determine which tree species should be planted in new subdivisions.

Residents may send suggestions for tree species to be added to the list by February 10 to or Janet Ball, Lincoln Parks and Recreation, 2740 "A" Street, Lincoln, NE. 68502. The suggestions will be presented at a February 14th public meeting of landscape and nursery professionals, Parks and Recreation staff and the Community Forestry Advisory Board. The meeting will be 2 to 4 p.m. in the conference room at the Parks and Recreation offices at 2740 "A" Street.

More information on the City's street tree program is available at

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