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Tree Commission awards
The Wilmington Tree Commission presented their annual awards at the Apr. 1 City Council meeting.
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Green Spring Carnival at Halyburton Park
On Saturday, March 22, the City of Wilmington will hold the Green Spring Carnival at Halyburton Park from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The event is designed to encourage recycling at all ages and will include games, activities, exhibits from local businesses and a recycled art gallery featuring local artists and UNCW students. [Read more...]
NC Arbor Day celebration
On March 21 at 10 a.m., the Wilmington Tree Commission (WTC) will hold a celebration for NC Arbor Day at Pine Valley Elementary School, located at 440 John S. Mosby Drive. WTC members will plant a large, donated tree at the school and students will showcase artwork, poetry and a song to celebrate the trees of Wilmington. [Read more...]
Prescribed burn at Halyburton - CANCELLED
A prescribed burn scheduled to take place on Thursday, Mar. 13 at Halyburton Park has been cancelled. [Read more...]
Heritage Tree nominations sought
The Wilmington Tree Commission is accepting nominations for the 2014 Heritage Trees. Get more information and find out how you can nominate an area tree. [Read more...]
Carp help water quality at Greenfield Lake
On Jan. 23, the City of Wilmington re-stocked Greenfield Lake with 800 sterile grass carp to continue managing water quality in the lake. For the last several years, the city has used sterile carp fish to help control growth of underwater vegetation, which in turn helps reduce unsightly algae. [Read more...]
Street sweeper facility continues to save money
How would you like to be able to heat and cool a 6,100-square-foot building for $944 for an entire year? The City of Wilmington’s “green” street sweeper facility at 17th and Marsteller streets is doing just that.
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Tree planting in Empie Park

The Wilmington Tree Commission will plant 12 Long Leaf Pines in honor of the 2014 Heritage Tree, "Coastal Conifers" on Thursday, December 12 at 12 p.m. in Empie Park. The trees will be planted within the park near the Gary Shell Cross-City Trail and the playground.

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Recycling numbers impressive

The number of City of Wilmington trash customers who choose to recycle has risen dramatically since the city introduced the big blue recycling carts.

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Two city facilities featured on solar tour

The City of Wilmington’s fleet and engineering buildings, located in the Operations Center on River Road, are saving money and the environment with their solar panels.

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