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News Coverage

March 27, 2021

Combating Tree Loss in Wilmington

Star News Coverage of the Alliance's efforts to preserve, protect and plant trees in the Greater Wilmington and the lower Cape Fear region to combat tree loss due to development.

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Aaron Reese, City of Wilmington Forestry Management Supervisor demonstrates proper tree planting techniques. (photo credit: Matt Born/Star News

February 6, 2021

ACFT'S Largest Street Tree Planting

Thanks to a grant from the Women's Impact Network, ACFT was able to plant 150 trees on Wilmington's Southside to honor Black History Month.

Trees waiting to be planted on Greenfield Street

January 29, 2021

Audi Cape Fear Trees Forever Planting

Through Audi Cape Fear's Pledge of planting a tree for every car sold during November and December of 2020, 50 trees were planted along Racine Drive.

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AJ Alliah, owner of Audi Cape Fear with Connie Parker, ACFT's President

October 10, 2020

Community Tree Giveaway

Through the Arbor Day's Community Tree Recovery Project and in partnership with Texas Roadhouse, over 1,000 3- gallon trees were given away. 

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Volunteers gearing up to distribute trees to the community 

February 2, 2018

How Wilmington's trees protect water

Op-ed on the role of Wilmington trees in storm water management by ACFT'S Vice-Chair, Bill Jayne

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Beautiful Live Oak

March 4, 2017

Alliance for Cape Fear Trees formed to protect urban tree canopy

Star News coverage on the early planting efforts of the Alliance for Cape Fear Trees. 

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ACFT volunteers planting trees
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