In Brief: Shading in the Wolf’s borders

On February 19, 2008, in News 2008, by Mark Norris

Commercial Appeal
February 19, 2008

Collierville

Tree huggers, nature lovers and other environmentally conscious citizens are invited to participate in a public tree planting along the Wolf River Wildlife Area. The event is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Collierville-Arlington Road, a half-mile north of the Wolf River. The rain date is Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be banners marking the site that spans 2,100 acres.  
Senator Norris with John McFadden, Executive Director of the TN Environmental Council, planting trees along the Wolf River in Shelby County
Senator Norris with John McFadden, Executive Director of the TN Environmental Council, planting trees along the Wolf River in Shelby County
  During the event, volunteers will plant 3,000 cypress and oak seedlings to replace the bottomland hardwood forest. Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville, will join the efforts at 1 p.m. Saturday. Participants are encouraged to bring water, sack lunches, gloves and shovels.
Organized by the Tennessee Environmental Council, the Little Garden Club and the Wolf River Conservancy, Conservancy director Keith Kirkland said the tree campaign is part of a $12.5 million Wolf River restoration project.  
Senator Norris with John McFadden, Executive Director of the TN Environmental Council, planting trees along the Wolf River in Shelby County

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