Update on What Homeowners Need to Know About Their Aging Trees

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Aging Tree Program Update

Charlotte  is known for its trees , and Myers Park and surrounding neighborhoods are some of the City’s most notable neighborhoods in terms of the extent of their tree canopy.  We also have had several trees fall and do some serious damage recently.

On February 24, 2015, the Myers Park Homeowners Association sponsored a Tree Education Program on Aging Trees at Myers Park Presbyterian Church.

Rather than present this program to just members of the Myers Park Community, the MPHA Board thought it was such a timely and necessary topic that we opened the program to anyone who wished to come.  The attendance exceded our expectations and there were people from all over Charlotte, even Davidson and Fort Mill.

MPHA board member and and long time resident of Myers Park, Jack McNeary, a former President of the American Society of Consulting Arborists  ( 1991) , gave a most informative presentation.

Charlotte  is known for its trees , and Myers Park and surrounding neighborhoods are some of the City’s most notable neighborhoods in terms of the extent of their tree canopy.

Over 170 people attended Jack’s program , despite the ice and snow. After one hour , Jack ended his well – thought-out slide show and did a period of Q & A. When the program ended , there were many who lingered , talking among themselves.

The program was videotaped and will be posted on this website and YouTube when it is ready in approximately four weeks.

We all owe a debt of gratitude to Jack for the time he put into this program. Thank you , Jack!

Sadler Barnhardt