2nd Annual Dunbar/Spring Curb Coring
To direct street runoff to street-side tree basins for free irrigation and flood control
The week of November 20, 2017 Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Foresters will work with the City of Tucson and a local contractor to cut 4-inch diameter curb core holes through the street curb to direct street runoff to existing street-side tree basins in the… See more
And big thanks to Omar Ore-Giron and Brad Lancaster for organizing the efforts. For all those who committed to donating for the chipper rental and service - be sure to get your payment to Brad ASAP.We had over 40 participants, excellent instruction by Pedaling Arborist Aleck MacKinnon, and we completed (during and before the workshop) much needed pruning (and removal of many invasive plants… See more
Plus, the opportunity to get your prunings chipped into mulch for an extremely reasonable donationFree Pruning & Mulching Workshop
Starts at 8am at the Dunbar/Spring Community Garden/Orchard space (NW corner of 11th Ave and University Blvd).
After demonstration we will then move to various parts of the neighborhood to get hands-on experience with Aleck as we help prune… See more
The City recently acquired vacant land from the Salvation Army after tear-down of the old Hospitality House. Dunbar/Spring has worked for over a decade with Salvation Army and the City to work out an agreement to give the property along the west side of 11th Ave north of 1st St to a non-profit entity for the specific purpose of developing the land as low-income / work-force housing.
As part of… See more