The importance of trees

- Posted on Apr 23, 2014 - 01:39 PM

Photo: Virginia Department of Forestry officials have been visiting local schools over the past several weeks, leading up to Arbor Day, to teach students about the importance of trees. Arbor Day is observed Saturday in Virginia. Here, Petsworth student Shanya Roane received soil to plant her tree Friday from Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation representative Rene Moring. Photo by Quinton Sheppard

Virginia Department of Forestry officials have been visiting local schools over the past several weeks, leading up to Arbor Day, to teach students about the importance of trees. Arbor Day is observed Saturday in Virginia. Here, Petsworth student Shanya Roane received soil to plant her tree Friday from Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation representative Rene Moring. Photo by Quinton Sheppard