Trees for Guelph wraps up the last community tree planting event of the year
Approximately 400 plants from 40 different native species went into the ground at the end of the trail on Hilltop Road.
Students, parents and children were hard at work this weekend doing their part to make Guelph a little bit greener.
On Saturday, Trees for Guelph held its third and last community planting event of the year just at the end of the trail on Hilltop Road where individuals helped plant approximately 400 plants of 40 different native species.
Martin Litchfield, vice-president of Trees for Guelph, said the objective of the events is to bring Guelph closer to its goal of a 40 per cent tree canopy covering. Currently, the city’s tree canopy is 28 per cent.
“We have volunteer groups come in students, we have young families with young children, and just people from the community helping out in the tree planting,” said Litchfield…(continue reading).