10,000 ponderosa pines to be planted at Spokane

Published:

 

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- The Lands Council environmental group is enlisting hundreds of volunteers for a mass planting of 10,000 ponderosa pine seedlings on Oct. 22 around Spokane.

They call it Reforest Spokane Day.

The Spokesman-Review reports (http://bit.ly/rtx1GE ) the planting sites have been selected in cooperation with Spokane's urban forestry team and other agencies.

Lands Council development director Amanda Swan calls ponderosa pines Spokane's environmental mascot.

___

Online:

www.landscouncil.org

___

Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com