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The Atlanta miracle: Gore and company pull off much-needed Climate and Health Meeting

Former Vice President Al Gore leads a presentation at the Climate and Health Meeting at the Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta.I’m calling it the Atlanta miracle. Three weeks after the Centers for Disease Control abruptly canceled a conference on climate change and health for fear of running afoul of the new administration (not the officially-stated reason), a team of stakeholders led by former Vice President Al Gore pulled off a one-day conference—the Climate and Health Meeting—at the Carter Center last Thursday featuring some of the world’s leading experts on the topic.

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Dunwoody Recognized as Tree City USA Community

For the fifth consecutive year, The City of Dunwoody was recognized as a Tree City USA Community for its commitment to caring for and managing its public treesFor the fifth consecutive year, The City of Dunwoody was recognized as a Tree City USA Community for its commitment to caring for and managing its public trees

The City of Dunwoody was recognized for its commitment to caring for and managing its public trees and was honored during the 2017 State Arbor Day celebration at Trees Atlanta for being one of Georgia's "Tree City USA" communities.

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Urban Ag Icon Honored at 20th Anniversary Georgia Organics Conference

Georgia Organics honored Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well in Atlanta and Tony & Linda Scharko of Scharko Family Farm in Fairburn at the 20th Anniversary Georgia Organics Conference. Over 1,000 attendees joined Georgia Organics to celebrate 20 years of incredible growth in the good food movement and honor an icon for urban agriculture at the 20th Anniversary Georgia Organics Conference, Rashid Nuri, founder of Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture.

As Nuri often says, “We grow food, we grow people, and we grow community.” Between the two farms, they’ve also helped to grow a movement.

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Park Pride Receives Grant from The Home Depot Foundation to Support “Pollinators in Parks”

Five Atlanta Parks to Benefit from New Pollinator GardensFive Atlanta Parks to Benefit from New Pollinator Gardens

Park Pride, the only Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, in partnership with the Atlanta Botanical Garden, received a $60,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation for the “Pollinators in Parks” pilot initiative to increase the presence and impact of pollinator gardens in five Atlanta Parks.

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