Tree City, USA comes to Pine Bluffs


Courtesy of Karen Lipska

Above: First and second graders answer questions concerning the benefit of trees with Sonja Fornstrom of Pine Bluffs Recreation. Below: Students from the elementary school plant one of two trees for their Arbor Day celebration.

Green was the way to go for the Arbor Day celebration with the first graders and second graders of Pine Bluffs Elementary. 

On Thursday, April 29th the twenty first graders and twenty-seven second graders gather to listen to Sonja Fornstrom (Pine Bluffs Recreation) talk about Arbor Day.

To surprise the school and Pine Bluffs Recreation, Tara Costanza (Community Forestry Coordinator), and Travis Pardue (Wyoming State Forestry Division) paid a visit for the celebration. 

Fornstrom asked the kids what trees help with. Raising hands the kids started answering. Trees help with oxygen, food li...

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