'Trees are cool'

Medicine Bow Conservation District hands out trees to north county students for Arbor Day

National Arbor Day is always celebrated on the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on different dates throughout the year based on best tree planting times in their area.

Carbon County is one of those places.

Annalise Perue from the Medicine Bow Conservation District went to the elementary schools of Elk Mountain, Hanna and Medicine Bow to give a presentation on what Arbor Day is and to relate how trees are important to society.

She did so with slides, videos and tactile objects such as pine cones and other seeds. Perue was also giving out baby trees. Before giving out thes...


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