Achievements in 2014

January:

  • 01/18/14 – Two new Trees planted in the UF
  • 01/20/14 – Tree information sign installed in the UF
  • 01/22/14 – Escorted California ReLeaf director, Chuck Mills, to recent “grant” projects, the Urban Forest, and Gibbs Park

February:

  • 02/08/14 – Girl Scout troop waters Burke Park trees
  • 02/10/14 – Removed the first 2-sections of chainlink fencing at the UF
  • 02/20/14 – Managed tree trimming at the UF

March:

  • 03/01/14 – FV High School volunteers planted 3-trees and 20-plants in the UF
  • 03/13/14 – Arbor Day event in Central Park, planted 6-Pepper Trees
  • 03/15/14 – 36 volunteers planted 25-trees and 10-plants in the UF
  • 03/29/14 – Edison High School volunteers planted 6-trees and spread mulch in the UF

April:

  • 04/05/14 – 6-volunteers planted 7-plants and spread mulch in Overlook Park
  • 04/16/14 – Met with equestrian group regarding UF and surrounding trails
  • 04/19/14 – Eight Girl Scouts, with family members planted 20-Milkweed plants in the UF
  • 04-26-14 – Day of Service volunteers (Mormon Church) planted 20-Milkweed in the UF and 6-plants in Overlook Park while more members spread mulch  in Central Park

May:

  • 05/17/12 – Girl Scout troop waters Burke Park trees
  • 05/18/14 – Local volunteer, Neil, brought 20 members of his church to trim and spread mulch in the UF
  • 05/31/14 – Planted 23-milkweed plants in the Curb Appeal area of Shipley Nature Center

June:

  • 06/01/14 – Attended Court of Honor for Eagle Scout
  • 06/07/14 – Eagle Scout, Alex Pham, led his project team in planting 5-Coast Live Oak trees and 50-nectar plants on the West side of Gibbs Park
  • 06/21/14 – Eagle Scout, Ryan Kassel, lead his project team in planting 21 trees at Pegasus elementary school
  • 06/19/14 – Planted 20-Milkweed across from the Sage Triangle at SNC
  • 06/25/14 – Tree Conference in San Diego attended by Jean Nagy and Ann Anderson

July:

  • 07/12/14 – Planted 5-trees and 10-California native plants in the UF
  • 07/18/14 – 25-Milkweed plants added to Curb Appeal by Gail & Dedra (SNC volunteers)
  • 07/19/14 – Planted 7-California native plants in the UF
  • 07/24/14 – Local High School volunteers planted 25-Narrow leaf Milkweed in the UF
  • 07/26/14 – Eagle Scout, Steve Yaghoubi, installed 2-benches and planted 1-Oak Tree and 5-Sage bushes in the UF for his eagle project
  • 07-29-14 – Volunteers help remove invasive plants where fence (Post and Rail) will be installed

This month also saw Nancy and Ann adding plants, watering and weeding at SNC Curb Appeal; Jean and Ann doing tree care in the UF every Saturday; Bert watering by the creek at the UF; Michael watering Overlook Park twice a week, and Alex and Leslie watering trees in Gibbs Park.

August:

  • 08/09/14 – John provided information and guidance on irrigation in the UF
  • 08/14/14 – Coordinate w/Priscilla to get 35-native plants from a nursery going out of business
  • 08/23/14 – Volunteers worked in the UF
  • 08/28/14 – Acquired 6-trees and 14-plants from Shade Tree Partnership

September:

  • 09/02/14 – Planted 11-Milkweed outside the fence at SNC
  • 09/10/14 – Prepared annual flier for distribution
  • 09/11/14 – Installed Post and Rail fencing at UF
  • 09/30/14 – Assigned Memorial tree in Central Park

October:

  • 10/04/14 – Planted 6 (small) Coast Live Oak trees in the UF
  • 10/07/14 – Ann and Jean worked w/Orange Coast Fencing during installation of $2,000 worth of  addition fencing
  • 10/09/14 – Met with city officials to discuss Central Park Drive beautification project
  • 10/13/14 – Coordinated w/Priscilla to secure 51 additional plants/trees
  • 10/18/14 – Planted to additional trees outside the fence of the UF

November:
Meet with volunteers every Saturday morning to plant and mulch in the Urban Forest and Overlook Park

December:

  • 12/10/14 – Holiday lunch for HB Tree Society, Inc. volunteers
  • 12/13/14 – 50-volunteers mulched trails and open areas in the UF