Preserving Aiken’s Trees For Future Generations With a Public-Private Initiative

Saturday, October 31, 2020

The City of Aiken’s new public-private initiative between the Aiken Streetscapes Foundation, the Aiken Land Conservancy, the City of Aiken, and a private donor, grants the opportunity for Bartlett Tree Experts to begin pruning trees strategically on South Boundary beginning November 2, 2020.

Public-private initiatives have long been a part of Aiken’s history. The magnificent live oak trees bordering South Boundary Avenue and the parkways in the city center are just two examples of how Aiken’s leaders, both elected and private citizens, have recognized the need to work together to enhance the natural amenities which make our lovely city so special and attractive today.

The estimated asset value for Aiken’s trees was over $130 million—a sum certainly worth protecting. The City of Aiken, Aiken Streetscapes, and Aiken Land Conservancy are excited about the management plan with Bartlett Tree Experts, who provided the city with a detailed overview and management plan from a comprehensive study in 2017.

Upcoming Events

5:30 pm Design Review Board Work Session...
Design Review Board Work Session...
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm
Design Review Board Work Session/Meeting @ City Council Chambers
City of Aiken Design Review Board Meeting Municipal Building, 111 Chesterfield St S Upstairs, City Council Chambers Work Session  5:30 PM Regular Meeting 6:30 PM WRITTEN COMMENTS ARE ENCOURAGED. ONLY THE REGULAR MEETING WILL BE[...]

City of Aiken Newsletter

Stay up to date with the City of Aiken along with alerts and events by signing-up for our newsletter!

General Information

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Physical Address
111 Chesterfield St. S
Aiken, SC 29801