DSCA Greenspace Committee Gets Update on FDOT Landscaping Plans

2021-09-18T18:20:55-04:00September 18th, 2021|DSCA News, Greenspace, Land Development, Transportation|

On August 24, 2021, members of the DSCA Greenspace Committee and interested residents held discussions with  FDOT and City experts; which included Mark Miller, Sr. Arborist & Dan Ohrenstein, Assistant City Engineer; City of Sarasota; Darryl Richard, District 1 Landscape Architect, FL Dept of Transportation (FDOT). The committee and guests discussed the following agenda items: [...]

Trees on Florida Ave

2021-03-31T23:08:51-04:00March 31st, 2021|DSCA News, Greenspace|

In February 2021 the effort to install canopy trees on Florida Ave. in the Rosemary District, between Blvd of the Arts and 5th , was completed. In all ten canopy trees were planted, including seven Pink Tabebuia’s which are known for their spectacular display of pink blossoms in the Spring. The work included several [...]

Seidman: ‘The right tree in the right place’?

2019-01-07T11:49:49-05:00January 7th, 2019|Greenspace, Local News|

The city’s greenspace policy calls for canopy trees in public rights-of way, but the Lemon Avenue is proposing palms. The royal palm is a stately, elegant, regal tree. It can soar to 90 feet in height and bears more than a dozen giant fronds, each twice as tall as a basketball player and weighing as [...]

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