Tree Ordinance http://wfae.org en City Makes First Land Purchase From Tree Mitigation Fund http://wfae.org/post/city-makes-first-land-purchase-tree-mitigation-fund <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>For the last two years, as part of its ordinance, the city of Charlotte has given some developers the option of saving a portion of the trees on their property or to pay.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The fund they pay into now has more than half-a-million dollars. And the city just made its first land purchase using some of that money.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:11:21 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 40089 at http://wfae.org City Makes First Land Purchase From Tree Mitigation Fund Episode 5: Charlotte's Tree Obsession http://wfae.org/post/episode-5-charlottes-tree-obsession <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to "</span><a href="http://www.wfae.org/topic/trifling-place" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">A Trifling Place</a>,"<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;a podcast dedicated to exploring the ins-and-outs of Charlotte.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Of the seven cities I've lived and worked in, Charlotte has got to be most green. When you're getting ready for an airplane landing, it's like you're descending into a forest. Once you're on the ground, you quickly learn trees are a big part of the city's identity.</span></p><p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:45:51 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 20592 at http://wfae.org Episode 5: Charlotte's Tree Obsession