Volunteers Help Make a Difference by Planting Trees

By: Denise Wong Email
By: Denise Wong Email

Reno, NV - A lot of people got their green thumbs dirty Saturday morning. Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful hosted a volunteer tree planting event at three local parks: Comstock Park in South Reno, North Valleys Regional Park in the Stead area, and Golden Eagle Park in Sparks. The event was put on in honor of Make a Difference Day and Nevada Shade Tree Week. At Comstock Park, more than 50 volunteers came out to help plant 25 trees there.

"I love it," says Kari Vanderwal, a volunteer. "I grew up here coming to Comstock Park ever since I was little and it's really nice to help make it look really nice for the next generation to come."

"It was pretty hard work and the tree was actually really really heavy," says Jasmine Whitbeck, another volunteer. "But it was fun. I had a lot of fun!

Organizers say a total of 140 trees were planted.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 132388668 - kolotv.com/a?a=132388668
Gray Television, Inc.