• UPDATE - Tree Talks Program Rescheduled for Aug. 10

    July 02, 2019

    Join the City Arborist for a guided walking tour on Saturday, August 10 from 9-11 a.m. The tour was originally scheduled for June 22 but was canceled due to bad weather. 

    The series of guided walking tours will give residents an up-close look at the different types of trees throughout Carbondale and will provide residents with an opportunity to learn more about planting tips and tree maintenance. 

    Tours will be held on the following dates: 

    • Fall Tour: October 12 
    • Spring Tour: April 18 

    All participants will be entered to win a free tree planted by the City. Tours will start and finish at Turley Park. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

    If you have questions or would like more information, contact Carbondale Public Relations Officer Amy Fox at (618) 559-1939.

    "Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences, and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”

    Amy Fox, Carbondale Public Relations Officer