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City of Columbia to Hold Public Education Forum On Utility Line Tree Trimming

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Date(s) - 01/25/2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Lourie Center

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The City of Columbia and SCE&G will hold a public education session on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at The Lourie Center located at 1650 Park Circle, to discuss upcoming tree trimming activities near utility distribution lines.


Citizens are encouraged to attend this information session to learn more about tree trimming that will be completed in 2018.


Topics covered will include:

  • Purpose and Guidelines for Utility Pruning
  • ANSI Standards
  • Grand Trees
  • Protection of Trees
  • Columbia’s Aging Tree Canopy


Representatives from the City of Columbia and SCE&G will provide educational materials and be available to answer any questions about proper pruning techniques and upcoming activities.


For additional information, please contact the Forestry and Beautification Division of the City of Columbia at 803-545-3860.