ReGreen Springfield http://wamc.org en Trees Planted In City Neighborhood During Earth Day Event http://wamc.org/post/trees-planted-city-neighborhood-during-earth-day-event <p> Volunteers planted trees at an Earth Day observance in Springfield, Massachusetts today.&nbsp; The city is slowly recovering from the loss of thousands of trees during the June tornado and October snowstorm in 2011. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:26:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 88765 at http://wamc.org Trees Planted In City Neighborhood During Earth Day Event U.S. Forest Service Studies Springfield Reforestation Effort http://wamc.org/post/us-forest-service-studies-springfield-reforestation-effort <p>In the two years since a tornado tore through Springfield, Massachusetts a volunteer effort has spearheaded the planting of thousands of new trees.&nbsp; The work is being done as the U.S. Forest Service conducts a study on the environmental impacts from the loss of the urban tree canopy.</p><p></p><p></p><p> More than 4,400 new trees have been planted in Springfield in the last two years in an effort to restore, largely for later generations, the shade trees that lined streets and filled public parks prior to the June 1, 2011 tornado.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:53:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 76679 at http://wamc.org U.S. Forest Service Studies Springfield Reforestation Effort