Atlanta’s Annual Tree Purge

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This past weekend, I spotted the first evidence of a sad annual rite of passage for our treasured public greenspaces:

The orange spray paint means only one thing: this tree has been marked for removal.  Sadly, many of these monstrous beauties are at the end of the line.  Old age and a few years of drought have taken their toll, putting the City into a position where they must either remove the dying trees or simply wait for them to fall.  As someone who enjoys city parks on a daily basis, I’m thankful that tree removal is one budget item that hasn’t been eliminated.

It’s hard to replace trees that have been around for hundreds of years. If you love parks as much I do and want to make a difference, donate to Trees Atlanta today.  It’ll make a huge impact for years to come…

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Jon Effron is widely regarded as one of the leading Realtors in Atlanta, working with both buyers and sellers throughout the metro area to maximize their real estate investments. In 2014, Jon was the #1 individual agent at Keller Williams Intown, one of the largest brokerages in Intown Atlanta. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Jon was the Vice President of Development at Tujay Group, an Atlanta real estate development firm. His career pre-real estate included stints at, eGroups (now Yahoo! Groups) and Elite Traveler magazine, where he served as the Vice President of Marketing.