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Environment
6:48 am
Mon October 28, 2013

TWRA Offering Tree Planting Grants

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is offering grants to assist with riparian tree planting projects.

Five grants of $500 each are available in each of TWRA's four regions.

Seedlings must be bought through the Department of Agriculture or Division of Forestry.

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Environment
6:23 am
Wed October 16, 2013

KY Continues Reforesting Efforts

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The Kentucky Division of Forestry is again making more than 50 species of trees available for planting in an initiative aimed at reforesting the state.

Spokeswoman Jennifer Turner said more than 1 million acres of land in Kentucky could benefit from tree planting to improve wildlife habitat and protect the soil from erosion by wind or water in rural areas.

And in urban areas, Turner said, trees reduce the heat, wind, dust and noise.

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