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TAKE ROOT MOUNT PLEASANT LOGOTake Root Mount Pleasant is a community tree planting initiative designed to encourage residents to take an active role in beautifying our Town and addressing the challenges of growth.  Over the coming months, leading up to SC Arbor Day on December 3, the Town will be encouraging residents to plant new trees with sapling give-aways, community events, and more. Team up with your neighbors to Take Root Mount Pleasant!  

The benefits of more trees in our community stretch far beyond the aesthetic. Trees provide habitat and raise property values. They help to manage stormwater runoff. Their shade cools summer heat and lowers utility costs. They improve air quality, which contributes to everyone’s health. Their growth works to reduce the effects of climate change. 

Do you have someplace to plant a tree and let it grow? What about your neighbors? Your HOA? Consider the impact if we all took up the challenge to plant another tree. Let’s all Take Root Mount Pleasant. Use the hashtag #TakeRootMP on Instagram and Facebook when you share photos of your newly planted tree!

  1. Liz Boyles

    Neighborhood Livability Division Chief

  2. Planning and Development Department

    Physical Address
    100 Ann Edwards Lane
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

    Phone: (843) 884-1229

  3. Tree Inquiries

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The Town will provide trees is in the form of seeds, bare root seedlings, sapling plugs, and one gallon potted trees to residents to plant on their individual properties. The native trees available* are:

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Starting Tuesday the 25th, pick up your seed/root/sapling at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market.*

*while resources last

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  • Improved air quality
  • Cooler summers from shade
  • Erosion control
  • Flood mitigation
  • Increased property values
  • Protecting Biodiversity
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For more information, contact 

Liz Boyles, Division Chief - Office of Neighborhood Livability.
Phone:  (843) 884-1229 

Be sure to use the hashtag #TakeRootMP on Instagram and Facebook when you share photos of your newly planted tree so we can add it to the gallery!

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