Carolina Thread Trail 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