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CTree Projects - Fall 2013

St. James Catholic Church


This tree planting took place on a sunny on October 29th, 2013 at St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town, WV. 12 shade trees were planted near the soccer field behind the church, including oaks, maples, sycamores, sweet gums, and other shade tree species. Additionally, the volunteers worked to replant around 40 evergreen trees from a Spring 2013 CTree project.

Throughout the day, 34 volunteers from the Knights of Columbus, Squires, Boy Scouts, American Heritage Girls, and Cub Scouts worked together to plant the trees. All of the volunteers, youth and adults, were educated on the benefits of trees and how to properly plant trees.

The project leader was Michael Azar, a Knights of Columbus member, who said “the event was fun and the comments we received where all positive.  Preparation is key and taking the time to have the holes pre-dug kept people busy from the start.  I enjoyed seeing the little kids work so hard and stick with the project the whole day. This is a great project – easy and fun.”







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