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Metroparks Meetup: 15,000 trees being planted across Toledo

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Over the next few days, 15,000 trees will be planted across the city. They are working to reforest open areas in some of the parks around town.

This tree-planting operation is just the start of a big initiative and the city of Toledo.

“The contractors are working to plant some of these trees, we also have our forest service crew, and we’re also working with some Metroparks volunteers doing some planting here,” explained Jay Wright, Director of Conservation Science for Metroparks Toledo. “We have people staking the trees, digging the holes for the trees, putting the trees in, and then putting tree shelters around the trees to protect them from deer browsing.”

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