Ewing receives mini-grant for tree planning
September 23, 2021
The Village of Ewing will receive 10 trees for a park project thanks to the Free Trees for Fall Planting program, an effort of the Nebraska Forest Service and the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, .
The new trees will replace old trees that are dying, add shade and beautify the park.
Despite providing a wide range of social, economic and environmental benefits, most Nebraska community forests have been in steady and sometimes dramatic decline.
Many challenges contribute, including extreme weather, insects, disease and lack of diversity.
The Emerald Ash borer is the latest major challenge added...