Winchester receives grants for 102 trees

The City of Winchester received $22k in grants to plant 102 trees.

The Virginia Department of Forestry awarded $6,700  to plant 50 large-maturing trees in Jim Barnett Park and the Audubon Arboretum as part of the Virginia Trees for Clean Water Grant Program.

Another grant of $15,000 was awarded by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges to plant 52 trees in areas that are disproportionately impacted by high urban temperatures.

Some trees will be planted as part of Winchester’s Arbor Day celebration coming up on October 21.

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