Category Archives: Trees

Tree Trimming by Duke Energy, March 10 to 14, 2014

A message from Mike Cowhig, Planning Dept., City of Greensboro, regarding the upcoming tree trimming by Duke Energy: Yesterday (March 5) I walked the route where Duke will be trimming along their circuits over UNCG’s spring break, March 10 through … Continue reading

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New Dates for Duke Energy’s Tree Trimming

Duke Energy will perform routine tree trimming in the College Hill Historic District during UNCG’s spring break period (approximately March 10 to 17, 2014). Contractors doing the trimming will follow ANSI pruning standards.  Removing a tree within the Historic District … Continue reading

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Tree Ordinance in Question

Residents who have been following Greensboro’s tree ordinance may find this article that appeared in the News and Record of interest. http://www.news-record.com/news/article_ab011ec0-53eb-11e3-abe7-001a4bcf6878.html    

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Map of College Hill Areas Scheduled for Vegetation Maintenance

Below is a link to a map that highlights the area, including parts of the College Hill Historic District, that is scheduled for vegetation maintenance by Duke Energy beginning Dec. 13, 2013. An information session regarding this maintenance is scheduled … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar: Duke Energy-College Hill Info Session on Nov 13

Duke Energy plans to conduct routine vegetation maintenance in an area that includes the College Hill Historic District beginning Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Thirty days prior to the start of vegetation maintenance, Duke Energy will hold a Community Information Session on … Continue reading

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Tree Ordinance Meeting Rescheduled

The City of Greensboro has postponed its tree ordinance review committee meeting scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25. The meeting is now set for 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 4, in the City Council Chamber on the second … Continue reading

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Tree Ordinance Review Committee to Meet in February

The Greensboro City Council Tree Ordinance Review Committee will meet at the following dates and times in the Council Chamber: Monday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m. to Noon Monday, Feb. 11, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 3:30 to 5 p.m. See the attached for additional information: … Continue reading

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Matrix of Tree Ordinances

Attached is the matrix of tree pruning ordinances that Greensboro City staff prepared for the Greensboro City Council and the Tree Ordinance Work Group. This matrix compares tree pruning ordinances in nearby cities. Utility Tree Pruning Comparison

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Utility Tree Trimming

The City of Greensboro Tree Trimming and Removal Practices Work Team presented the following presentation at the Jan. 15, 2013 City Council Meeting. Tree Practices Update 1-15-13 The City Council is working to revise the tree protection ordinance and anticipates presenting the revised … Continue reading

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