Discover Green's sustainable project commitment. As part of our 2012 partnership with Girl Scout Sarah Young - we have continued the residential street tree initiative she brought back to Pflugerville. In 2013, Discover Green will be distributing 750 residential street trees thanks to a grant from Apache Corporation.550 to residents of Pflugerville200 to Girl Scout friends and supporters
Tree Distribution Dates:
10/1 - Pflugerville Pfarmers Market - 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
10/8 - Pflugerville Pfarmers Market - 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
10/15 - Pflugerville Pfarmers Market - RAINED OUT
10/31 - CHANGED TO MENTZER POOL PARKING LOT
FLOODED OUT AT GILLELAND POOL/PARK -
4:30 - 7:00 PM - ARBORDAY - TRICK or TREE -- 300 TREES - DISTRIBUTED
January 2014 - Girl Scouts of Central Texas - Kodosky Program Center
In 2009 and 2010, The city of Pflugerville, under the guidance of Arborist, April Rose led the street tree distribution program. To reduce the impact of the Heat Island Effect. A total of 850 trees were distributed during the two years of the program.
In 2012, Sarah Young, partnered with the City of Pflugerville and Discover Green to bring back the residential street tree program as her Girl Scout Gold Award project. 350 trees were planted by residents thanks to funding by Apache Foundation and donations by Hill Country Natives. This project was recognized by Keep Texas Beautiful's Youth Award of Excellence in 2013.