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Arbor Day at Roosevelt

Students help plant trees around school.

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Erik Laber, city forester, talks to fifth graders at Roosevelt Elementary School and uses a shovel to show the proper depth of planting a tree. The students were involved with planting more than 10 trees Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, around the school.
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Fifth-graders at Roosevelt Elementary prepare a tree to be planted at the school.
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Erik Laber, city forester, shakes some soil loose to expose roots from a container-planted tree. The students were involved with planting trees Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, around Roosevelt Elementary School.
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Erik Laber, city forester, talks to fifth graders at Roosevelt Elementary School about the proper way to plant a tree. The students were involved with planting more than 10 trees Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, around the school.
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Students roll up their sleeves and get dirty loosening the bound roots on a tree they were planting.
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Students cover the root ball of a tree with soil. The fifth grade class planted several trees around Roosevelt Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, during a special Arbor Day celebration.
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Pat Smith, principal at Roosevelt Elementary School, reads a proclamation declaring an Arbor Day celebration for Jamestown during a special tree-planting event.
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