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Diggin' the new trees

Saratoga Elementary students celebate Arbor Day by planting new trees at Saratoga Lake


Doug Radunich

Biff Burton of Wyoming Game and Fish (WGFD) tells students the many ways trees are beneficial for the environment.

In celebration of Arbor Day, Saratoga Elementary School students planted trees with the Saratoga-Encampment-Rawlins Conservation District (SERCD) Wyoming Game and Fish (WGFD) and Wyoming State Forestry Divsion last Friday.

Students and teachers, alongside officials from the SERCD, WGFD, forestry division and town of Saratoga, were also celebrating the 10th year Saratoga achieved "Tree City USA" status. Saratoga Recreation Department Director Lisa Burton helped organize a field trip to Saratoga Lake for both celebrations.

While at the lake, students helped dig holes, plant trees and remove w...

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