September 18, 2017

Taking Back Your Streets Community Picnic

Join WAVE 3 News and WLOU for the first ever "Taking Back Your Streets Community Picnic" this Sunday, September 24 from 2-5pm at Chickasaw Park.  It's free and it will be fun!  The League of Mascots, Hwangs Martial Arts, Louisville Inflatables and The Bubble Man are just a few groups that will be entertaining plus Mr. G's Kettle Korn and Ice Cream from Louisville Cream!

Cindi Sullivan

Cindi Sullivan from Trees Louisville took gardening calls live on the show.

Now until the grant money runs out, purchase a shade tree and receive 40% off purchase price (up to $80)! Trees Louisville is partnering with the Louisville Metro Division of Community Forestry for this program, which is open to all residents of Jefferson County. For more information and a list of trees visit

Eligibility requirements:
Tree must be considered a shade tree* and selected from Approved Tree List **
Program open to Jefferson County, KY residents only
Max 3 submissions per household
Tree must measure at least 1in in diameter at a point 6in above soil line
Rebates are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis while funds are available
Rebate is only eligible for purchase price of tree (i.e. excludes tax, planting or delivery fees, etc.)
* Shade trees are generally medium to large sized trees that have spreading canopies (think oaks, maples, lindens and elms), though smaller species like redbuds or serviceberries would also fall under this category. Avoid dwarf ornamental varieties.

Trees Louisville is looking for sponsors for their upcoming fall planting projects.  Go to to learn more about the organization, sponsor a project or make a donation.

Jefferson County Extension Service
200 Juneau Dr, Louisville, KY 40243
Phone:(502) 569-2344

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