|Gering parks get new trees|
|November 22, 2012 Jerry Purvis|
Ten new burr oak trees are now growing in Gering’s city parks in commemoration of the city’s 125th birthday.
Grant funding for the tree plants was made available through ReTree Nebraska, which promotes tree diversity throughout the state.
“We’ve lost almost 50 percent of our community trees since 1990,” said Amy Seiler, Community Forestry Specialist with the Nebraska Forest Service. “Most of them died from Dutch Elm ...
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