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Photo by Brian Hansel Bob Zosel,left, Mike Pete, Diane Anderson and Ron Buchholz plant a hybrid elm at BN Park Thursday as part of a Wadena Parks Foundation effort to re-forest Wadena. The four park advisory board members also planted honey locust and burr oak trees. All of the trees were purchased from Pete's Nursery in Wadena.

Wadena plants trees for recovery, education and commemoration

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Wadena appreciates trees: that much was evident in several planting events in the week around Arbor Day.

During April's regular city council meeting, Public Works Director Ron Bucholz announced that Wadena was named a "Tree City USA" again this year.

Arbor Day was observed April 27, a few days after Earth Day which was April 22.

The city of Wadena Parks Advisory Board planted trees at Burlington Northern Park in the early evening April 26.

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