Noble Tree Foundation Major Projects


2021

Holston Creek Park ~ Awarded a grant to Spartanburg County Parks Department to plant Noble Trees at Holston Creek park in Inman , SC.

Cowpens Elementary School ~ Collaborated with Trees upstate to plant 4 trees with an instructional educational piece during School hours.

Gable Middle School ~ Collaborated with TreesUpstate to plant 23 trees

Pauline-Glenn Springs Elementary School ~ Collaborations on site with TreesUpstate to plant 38 trees ( 10 of these trees were planted with an educational instructional piece with students during school hours)

Dorman High School ~ Collaborated with TreesUpstate and BMW to plant 100 trees

Victoria Gardens Apartment site on the Northside ~ Gave a grant to plant 37 trees in Collaboration with the Spartanburg Area Housing Corporation to enhance living and walking areas on site plan L2020 and L203.

Chesnee Elementary School ~ Collaborated with TreesUpstate to plant 16 trees

Spartanburg High School ~ Collaborated with Trees Upstate to plant 25 trees


2020

West View Elementary School ~ Collaborated with TreesUpstate to plant 29 trees.

Denny's Plaza ~ Collaborated with Partners for Active Living and the City of Spartanburg to plant 34 trees around new playground.

Jesse S. Bobo Elementary School ~ Collaborated with TreesUpstate to plant 31 trees.

Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve ~ Started a continuing children’s study program on the science and value of trees which is called Woodland Garden for All Seasons.

The Noble Trees Contest ~ Sponsored an annual contest to identify The Noble Trees of Spartanburg County. Entries to contest will allow creation of a map of the tree canopy in the county to locate areas where replanting is necessary.

Lone Oak Elementary School ~ Collaborated with TreesUpstate to plant 24 trees.


2019

Spartanburg County Schools ~ Began a collaboration with TreesUpstate to plant 100 trees at Spartanburg County Schools under the marketing line “Does Your School Need Trees.”

Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve ~ Started a children's study program on the science and value of trees which is called Woodland Garden for all Seasons.

Spartanburg Community College - Business I-85 and New Cut Road ~ Collaborated with the Balmer Foundation and Spartanburg Community College to plant with irrigation 200 trees at this entrance to the SCC campus.

Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail ~ Collaborated with the Partners for Active Living and the Trees Coalition to plant over 40 trees on this Spartanburg community recreation trail.

James H. Hendrix Elementary School ~ Collaborated with TreesUpstate to plant 23 trees.

Cooley Springs - Fingersville Elementary School ~ Collaborated with TreesUpstate to plant 24 trees.


2018

I-26 and Highway 14 ~ Collaborated with Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce and community leaders to landscape and provide signage at the entrance to Spartanburg County from North Carolina.


2017

I-85 & Highway 14 ~ Collaborated with Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System to plant over 800 trees and shrubs along with signage and irrigation on this interchange to Spartanburg County from Greenville County.


2016

I-585 and California Avenue ~ In collaboration with the Group of 100 and Milliken & Company this entrance way to Spartanburg was landscaped with over 800 tree and shrubs with lighting, signage and irrigation.


2014

Cleveland Academy of Leadership ~ In collaboration with the County of Spartanburg, 20 trees were planted at this Northside Spartanburg school.


2012

Milliken Interchange - Business I-85 & I-585 ~ In collaboration with Spartanburg County the interchange was landscaped with over 400 trees and shrubs. The interchange was designated the Roger Milliken Interchange.

Charles Lea Center ~ In collaboration with the Charles Lea Center Foundation a small planting was made at the center.

City of Spartanburg Highway 29 Entrance ~ In collaboration with the city a small number of trees were planted at this location.


2011

Spartanburg Downtown Airport ~ In collaboration with the City of Spartanburg planted with irrigation over 100 trees which was designated the Roger Milliken Allée. Additional funds were provided in 2012.


2006

North Pine Street and Garner Road ~ Donated more than 100 trees to be planted along this entrance road to the City of Spartanburg.

Converse Heights ~ Collaborated with the Converse Heights Neighborhood Association to plant almost 1000 trees.


2004

I-26 and Highway 29 ~ Planted trees at this interchange.


2003

Business I-85 and I-26 ~ Landscaped interchange with the planting of over 100 trees and shrubs and irrigation.


2001

Liberty Garden ~ Donated trees plus additional funds for landscaping a park between Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and Wofford College. An additional donation was made in 2002. Over 100 trees planted.

Hearon Circle - Business I-85 & Highway 56 ~ Landscaped Hearon Circle and entry and exit ramps with over 200 trees. A number of improvements have been made on this site through the years.


1999

Barnet Park ~ Collaborated with the City of Spartanburg on tree plantings and replacements. Additional donations made in 2010 and 2011. Over 100 trees planted.


Arboretums

Spartanburg Community College ~ Visit Website

Milliken & Co. ~ Visit Website

Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve ~ Visit Website

USC Upstate ~ Visit Website

Wofford College ~  Learn More

What We Do

We work to promote the presence of Noble Trees in Spartanburg County and beyond by 

  • Generating enthusiasm for the value of Noble Trees in our ecological system
  • Promoting educational opportunities wherein knowledge of, and appreciation for, Noble Trees are featured
  • Encouraging continual tree planting and maintenance programs distinguished by the use of appropriate trees, planting practices, and maintenance techniques, to include specific project support
  • Serving as a catalyst and guide for funding and encouragement of the aforementioned objectives

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