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Ten questions for... Marcia Bansley of Trees Atlanta

Posted By: Kenneth R. Wilson · 1/24/2011 10:35:00 AM
Name: Marcia Dew Bansley 
Age: “31 and holdin'”
Neighborhood: Ansley Park
Occupation: Executive Director of Trees Atlanta
 
1.) How long have you lived in Atlanta?
All my life.
 
2.) In one sentence, what’s the best thing about your job?
Seeing the happiness of our wonderful volunteers from all over the city when they work together to plant and care for trees in otherwise barren areas.
 
3.) What’s one thing that’s changed about the city that you wish hadn’t?
Our air quality has gotten worse.
 
4.) What phone app can’t you live without?
I am happy with just email.
 
5.) 404, 770, or 678?
404
 
6.) CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, WSB-TV, or Twitter?
Public Radio and the Economist magazine.
 
7.) Best spot for a business lunch?
Vickeries in Glenwood Park.
 
8.) What’s your commute like?
Fifteen minutes - Monroe to Ponce then Glen Iris and the wonderful Krog Tunnel and Reynoldstown.
 
9.) What’s the city’s worst enemy?
The term "water wars" and our inability to get the challenges solved without the courts.
 
10.) In one sentence, describe your vision of Atlanta in a decade from now.
A city of neighborhoods with caring citizens with more bike riders and fabulous tree shaded arboretums all along the Beltline
 
Bonus: Is there anything else you think we should know or would find interesting?
 
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Trees Atlanta's forest restoration projects are getting rid of kudzu and bringing back the trees in "natural areas" all around Atlanta. We recently had a herd of kudzu eating goats helping us restore an overgrown field back to a useful new Beltline park.
 
Name: Marcia Dew Bansley 
Age: 31 and holdin'
Neighborhood: Ansley Park
Occupation: Executive Director of Trees Atlanta
 
1.) How long have you lived in Atlanta?
All my life.
 
2.) In one sentence, what’s the best thing about your job?
Seeing the happiness of our wonderful volunteers from all over the city when they work together to plant and care for trees in otherwise barren areas.
 
3.) What’s one thing that’s changed about the city that you wish hadn’t?
Our air quality has gotten worse.
 
4.) What phone app can’t you live without?
I am happy with just email.
 
5.) 404, 770, or 678?
404
 
6.) CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, WSB-TV, or Twitter?
Public Radio and the Economist magazine.
 
7.) Best spot for a business lunch?
Vickeries in Glenwood Park.
 
8.) What’s your commute like?
Fifteen minutes - Monroe to Ponce then Glen Iris and the wonderful Krog Tunnel and Reynoldstown.
 
9.) What’s the city’s worst enemy?
The term "water wars" and our inability to get the challenges solved without the courts.
 
10.) In one sentence, describe your vision of Atlanta in a decade from now.
A city of neighborhoods with caring citizens with more bike riders and fabulous tree shaded arboretums all along the Beltline.