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Monthly Archives: November 2012

News: MSD’s Urban Reforestation Program Grant

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November 12, 2012

Olmsted Parks Conservancy received a $40,000 grant from MSD’s Urban Reforestation Program to planting of hundreds of trees and shrubs in several areas of Cherokee and Seneca Parks. The plantings will occur in areas where crews and volunteers cleared invasive bush honeysuckle earlier this year. The grant will allow the Conservancy to plant close to more >

News: LG&E and KU’s Plant for the Planet Grant

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November 09, 2012


  This is the third year the Conservancy has received the LG&E and KU’s Plant for the Planet grant. Plant for the Planet is modeled after the United Nations Environment Program’s Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign. The purpose of UNEP’s tree-planting effort is to bring individuals, communities and businesses together to collectively plant more >