Trees Atlanta

I photographed a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta for a Three of a Kind photo feature for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta’s urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

Mike Barrier sorts empty buckets to fill with mulch during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Mike Barrier (left) and Alphus Spears pull apart empty buckets to fill with mulch during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Christian Bray fills buckets with mulch during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Kaleb Swanson (left) fills buckets with mulch during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Christian Bray (left) and Kaleb Swanson fill buckets with mulch during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Lawrence Richardson (left) and Anna Creighton stack filled buckets of mulch in the bed of a truck as volunteers help fill more during a work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Jason Smith (right) takes a bucket of mulch from Mike Cifelli as volunteers load the bed of a truck during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Barbara Park (right) shovels mulch into a bucket as Chris Liggett holds a bucket for Christian Bray during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Mary Williams (left) and Lawrence Richardson stack filled buckets of mulch in the bed of a truck as volunteers help fill more during a work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Mike Cifelli (right) passes a bucket of mulch to the next person in line as volunteers load the bed of a truck during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Sarah Boles (left) and Maya Wallis fill buckets with mulch during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

John Wallis prepares the dirt around a tree for new mulch during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Martavius Spead pours mulch around the base of a tree during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Maggie Liggett prepares buckets of mulch for trees along Southside Parkway in Hapeville during a volunteer work day for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012.

 

Alphus Spears (right), Mike Barrier and John Wallis spread mulch at the base of trees along Southside Parkway in Hapeville during a volunteer work day for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012.

 

Mary Williams spreads mulch around the base of a tree along Southside Industrial Parkway in Hapeville during a volunteer work day for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Susan Pierce Cunningham (right) explains what to look for when pruning a tree to Lare Brooks, Barbara Park and Anna Creighton during a volunteer work day in Hapeville for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012.

 

Anna Creighton prunes one of the elm trees along South Central Ave. in Hapeville during a volunteer work day for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Lawrence Richardson (right) Jack Weeks and Barbara Park prune elm trees along South Central Ave. in Hapeville during a volunteer work day for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Jack Weeks (left) and Barbara Park prune elm trees along South Central Ave. in Hapeville during a volunteer work day for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Jack Weeks prunes one of the elm trees along South Central Ave. in Hapeville during a volunteer work day for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Lawrence Richardson (right) and Keoni Kepner prune elm trees along South Central Ave. in Hapeville during a volunteer work day for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

 

Rahul Kamada (left) and Monica Halka prune elm trees along South Central Ave. in Hapeville during a volunteer work day for Trees Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Trees Atlanta is a citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating residents and volunteers. Since being founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted over 88,000 shade trees in the metro area.

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  1. Thanks for coming out to our project and taking such great photos Jonathan! I’m so proud of Trees Atlanta volunteers and I appreciate your documentation of their hard work!

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