CAN (ON): Vineland contributes soil knowledge to tree-planting effort

Members of the Lower Trent Conservation and the Rotary Club of Trenton were joined by volunteers through the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute for the ‘Greening the Greenbelt’ Shoreline Habitat Project to plant 370 trees as well as 240 wildflowers along the shoreline of the Trent River.

Close to 50 volunteers pulled on their gardening gloves and broke out the shovels and spent the morning putting down roots.

“This location is a really tough location,” said Marilyn Bucholtz, communications and outreach coordinator with Lower Trent Conservation. “The soil is really compacted.”

Lower Trent has partnered up with Highway of Heroes Living Tribute and, through them, have been working with the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre for soil testing and remediation work.

Read more at The Belleville Intelligencer (Tim Miller)

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