Highway 12 Tree Project Branches Out

The Sonoma Ecology Center and their EnviroLeaders were featured in the Sonoma Index Tribune for their tree planting along Highway 12 – a project funded by Impact100 Sonoma.

Local teens are being transformed into modern-day Johnny Appleseeds as the Sonoma Ecology Center prepares to send out arboreal ambassadors to pave the way for new shade trees along the woefully tree-deficient Highway 12 corridor. The plan, supported by a $2,316 grant from Sonoma Impact 100, calls for the recruitment and training of teenage interns, called “EnviroLeaders.” The young people will work with the local community, identify potential tree-planting sites, and carry out the planting of at least 50 new shade trees throughout the Springs area.

Read the full article in the Index Tribune Online