24 helpers came out on Sunday May 5th and the previous week to plant 131 Trees and Shrubs
Many thanks to all the helpers, including four kids. Actual kid's quote: "Planting trees is fun!"
planting plan of their locations (168kb pdf).Native trees and shrub seedlings were donated to Roanoke Park by the Missouri Department of Conservation. One of the species (persimmon) wasn't looking healthy on planting day so we skipped those. After all the solid efforts, only nine of the donated trees remained unplanted. 131 got planted. See the
The seedlings are scattered in the park and marked with yellow flags. Feel free to water if they look like they need it or pull weeds from around them. We'll be trying to get mulch moved around most of them and may visit with a watering truck if we hit a dry spell.
Thanks to: Melissa Koch, Nancy Harrington, Paul Pearce, Andrew Ellis, Brett Shoffner and two more park fans on April 27th, Scott Burnett, Randy Moore, Carrie McDonald, Isabel Tamayo, Pam Gilford, Alan Steinlage, Frank Messer, Bob Ellis and two of his granddaughters, Matthew Browning and two kids, Andy Tann and friend, Curt Watkins and Chris DeLong.