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VABI's Urban Forest

$25 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 1 person in 8 months
Created May 8, 2018
29741360_15260461540_r.jpegVABI's Urban Forest Website 

VABI Urban Forest is a critical component in enhancing the City of Venice's urban design that was introduced by John Nolen in 1926 and remains its principle planning document. Adding this "green belt" corridor will complement Nolen's "city garden" concept and serve to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors alike. 

"It will serve as our area's CENTRAL URBANFOREST". 

The Urban Forest will be located on about 26 acres of land between the eastern leg of the Waterway Trail and the Seaboard Industrial section, extending between the Venice Avenue and Circus Bridges. The proposed corridor will extend a distance of about 1.75 miles (26 acres).

Once completed, the Urban Forest will provide sanctuary for migratory birds as well as enhance storm water management and improve the community's water resources. It will provide an environmental buffer between the ICW and the light industrial area adjacent to the corridor. It will provide a strategic step in re-joining the two sections of the City that were divided in 1967 upon completion of the ICW.
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Update 1
Posted by Victoria Dietz
7 months ago
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VABI's Urban Forest is well on it's way into Phase One!
We have over 80- trees planted on site. Amazing volunteers have been working around the clock to keep them watered. Thank you to all our donors who have donated time, financial support, and supplies to VABI's Urban Forest. If you would like to help us grow some roots, please consider donating today, no amount is too small.
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$25 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 1 person in 8 months
Created May 8, 2018
Funds raised will benefit:
Venice Area Beautification Inc
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Venice, FL
EIN: 650223440
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