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Adopt or Donate A Tree Program

The Town of Hanna believes that the trees are an important part of a community and should be protected.  There are many benefits of trees in urban landscapes, including:

  • improve air and water quality
  • reduce erosion
  • beautify the landscape
  • provide habitat for many varieties of birds and insects
  • damper noise and dust levels
  • provide shade
  • increase the value of property

In order to support and enhance Hanna’s tree inventory, some resources have been created to assist property owners to ensure the care and maintenance of trees for the enjoyment of present and future generations  It is important to note that the tree bylaw found below, states that no person can prune, remove or plant a tree on public property without authorization.  Property owners are responsible for maintaining their boulevards.  It is equally important to make note of the Adopt-a-Tree program.  This program is available to recognize or celebrate the life of a loved one or special event.  Trees are planted by Town Staff within Hanna’s parks, boulevards, cemetery and green spaces.

Finally, the Tree Planting, Maintenance and Protection Manual serves to support the Public Tree Bylaw #996-2018 and provide information for property owners to ensure the care and maintenance of trees.

Tree Planting Manual

This manual supports bylaw #996-2018 the Public Tree Bylaw and provides information for property owners to ensure the care and maintenance of trees.

Adopt A Tree Policy

This policy allows approved trees to be purchased at the request of any person wishing to recognize a loved one, celebrate an event, recognize a business or enhance the community.

Public Tree Bylaw

Regulates the planing, maintenance and removal of trees located on Town property.

Trees Donated in 2021

In Memory Of:
Ralph Cheney
Rena Nelson
Past Members
Doug Todd
Irene Jess (nee Heller)
Theodore "Ted" Jess
Ryker Brooks Lund
Donated by:
Barbara Cheney Family
Sheila Nielsen; Dave Rudisuela; Doug & Calista Nielsen; Ken Nielsen & Marilyn Andrew; Kathy & Doug Ray
Hanna Agricultural Society
Gayle Smigg & Family
Bonnie & Jurgen Kautz
Bonnie & Jurgen Kautz
Alan & Rhonda Lund; Ayslinn & Jeff Raab
Location
Hector King-Hunter Park
Doug Todd Memorial Park in Hanna Crescent
Pocket Park at Visitor Info Centre
Doug Todd Memorial Park in Hanna Crescent
Hector King-Hunter Park
Hector King-Hunter Park
RCMP Park/Spray Park
Tree Type
Snowbird Hawthorn
Hardi Mac Apple
Dropmore Linden; Ivory Silk Lilac (2); Navigator Pear (2)
Ohio Buckeye
Royalty Flowering Crabapple
Spring Snow Crabapple
Gladiator Tree

Trees Donated in 2019

In Memory Of:
Past Hanna Pioneers
Haessel Family

Walter Viste
Karen Barker
Walter Smigg
Donated by:
Sandra Beaudoin
Sandra Beaudoin
Juliette Haessel
Canalta Real Estate Services
Scott & Crista Viste
Haessel, Gutsche, Bish & Kroetsch Families
Gayle Smigg
Location
Canalta Boulevard
Canalta Boulevard
Canalta Boulevard
Canalta Boulevard
Fox Lake Trail Walking Path
Museum
Cemetery
Tree Type
Top Gun Bur Oak (2); Foothills Green Ash; True North
Top Gun Bur Oak
Bop Gun Bur Oak
Foothills Green Ash; Patmore Green Ash
Bur Oak
Bur Oak
Foothills Green Ash

Trees Donated in 2018

In Memory Of:
Hanna Young Lions Club Members who have fallen
Jim Foster
Donated by:
Hanna Young Lions
Dianne Foster
Location
Walking Trails
Hector King-Hunter Park
Tree Type
Bur Oak x 2; Sundancer Poplar x 2; Brandon Elm
Bur Oak

Trees Donated Prior to 2018

In Memory Of:
Fox Lake Memory Forest
Dee Moench
Colleen Wright
Ryan Savary
Debbie Lenfesty
Donated by:
Red Hat Sophisticates
Location
Fox Lake Park
Tree Type
Mountain Ash
Towering Aspen
Mountain Ash
Weeping Willow & Towering Aspen

Front Row Centre

FRONT ROW CENTRE ARTS COUNCIL IS LOOKING FOR YOU!

Are you interested in bringing performing arts to our community? Do you enjoy being involved in organizing and working with a variety of talented artists from Alberta and across Canada?

Why not join the Hanna Front Row Centre Arts Council?

Contact Mike Hart at 403-854-0369, Peggy Rehill 403-854-0068, Angela Warwick 403-854-0053 , Fran O’Harrow, Heather Warwick or Gwen Snell Town of Hanna 403-854-4433 for more information.

Get involved to bring the arts and artistic opportunities to Hanna and area.

 

Memorial Bench Program