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City seeking volunteers to help plant trees

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TYLER (KYTX) - The City of Tyler and Mayor Barbara Bass are seeking volunteers to help plant approximately 100 trees on Tree Tyler Day, Saturday, Jan. 19. Residents interested in volunteering are asked to meet at Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W. Front St., at 10 a.m. and enjoy a free breakfast from Einstein's Bros Bagels before everyone teams up to plant trees at various locations throughout Tyler. Volunteers are asked to bring their own shovel and gloves.

This is the third year of the Tree Tyler Initiative. As part of the initiative, citizens have registered more than 4000 trees that have been planted in the city limits. Tree Tyler day will give the community the opportunity to come together to work toward reaching the Mayor's goal of planting 5,000 trees in five years. 

The City has already picked out sites with proper irrigation for trees to be planted. The holes for the trees will be pre-dug.

For more information, please contact the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department at (903) 531-1179.

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