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Tailgate for Trees

September 14, 2016

Trees Atlanta and The Nature Conservancy of Georgia invite you to “Tailgate for Trees,” a casual gathering and friend-raiser to kick off the Georgia tree planting season. The fun-filled event will take place on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Venkman’s from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Venkman’s is located just a walk down from the Atlanta BeltLine at 740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30312.


Doria Robrets, musical guest at Tailgate for Trees.  

This year’s Tailgate will feature delicious fare from Venkman’s kitchen, liquid refreshments provided by Red Hare Brewing Company and The Wine Group. Live music will be provided by “If Trees Could Sing” artists Doria Roberts and Five Eight.


Tickets are $40. Proceeds from the event support the missions of The Nature Conservancy and Trees Atlanta to protect Atlanta’s urban canopy through conservation, planting, and innovative programming like “If Trees Could Sing.” To purchase tickets please visit


The Five Eight, musical guest at Tailgate for Trees. 

Following the event, join Trees Atlanta for the Atlanta Canopy Conference on Friday, September 23, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center located at 225 Chester Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30316. The conference is geared toward professionals, community leaders, and residents who can take the lessons learned from the creation of the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum and apply them to their own projects while protecting our urban canopy. For more information please visit

About The Nature Conservancy of Georgia

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. In Georgia, the Conservancy has helped protect more than 338,000 acres, improved the health of vital waterways and worked to safeguard our envied coast. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the web at

About Trees Atlanta

Trees Atlanta is a nationally-recognized nonprofit citizens’ group that protects and improves Atlanta’s urban forest by planting, conserving and educating. Since 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted and maintained more than 113,000 trees. For more information about Trees Atlanta, call 404-522-4097 or visit




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