NCDFR - 2010 Urban & Community Forestry Award Winners:
Winston-Salem’ annual Community Roots Day tree planting event started 17 years ago with a handful of volunteers planting 60 trees. Approximately 6,000 trees have been planted since then. The event has grown to 400-600 volunteers planting 300-500 trees one April morning this spring. In 2009, approximately 350-400 volunteers planted over 300 trees along streets and neighborhoods surrounding the Hanes Hosiery Recreation Center. The volunteer base includes neighbors, businesses, churches, civic groups and city/county organizations.
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