Learning with Trees in May
This month, Tree Trust will be planting trees with four elementary and middle schools as part of our Learning with Trees program.
The Learning with Trees program has partnered with more than 190 schools throughout Minnesota since 1992. Tree Trust staff work closely with partner schools to create Green Teams of teachers, administrators, grounds maintenance staff,
city staff and community members. Teams meet throughout the school year to set goals, develop a landscape plan to meet the schools' environmental and educational objectives, and plan for each school's
On planting day, students, teachers, parent and community volunteers, and Tree Trust staff dig holes, plant trees and shrubs, and mulch and water their new trees. Some schools will also install benches and other features in their new outdoor classroom.
This year, Tree Trust is partnering with North Trail Elementary, Lake Marion Elementary, Raven Stream Elementary, and Brooklyn Middle STEAM School.