Learning about trees

- Posted on Apr 27, 2011 - 03:58 PM

Photo: To recognize Arbor Day, which is Friday, members of the Virginia Department of Forestry and the Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District are talking to Gloucester County Public School third graders this week about tree planting. Following a short presentation, each student potted a tree seedling to take home to plant. Here, Gloucester forester Jeff Darr assists Achilles Elementary School student Emily Underwood with her tiny tree. Photo by Quinton Sheppard

To recognize Arbor Day, which is Friday, members of the Virginia Department of Forestry and the Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District are talking to Gloucester County Public School third graders this week about tree planting. Following a short presentation, each student potted a tree seedling to take home to plant. Here, Gloucester forester Jeff Darr assists Achilles Elementary School student Emily Underwood with her tiny tree. Photo by Quinton Sheppard