Oliver’s Hope Sepsis Awareness And Prevention Donates to Rooted in Cheyenne in Memory of 15-Month Old Oliver, Who Loved Trees


Planting trees in honor of, and in memory of, loved ones is a powerful symbol.  Trees provide a lasting visual tie to a place and a person, and can become a family and community gathering place to remember people, tell stories, and look to the future. The trees which Oliver’s Hope Sepsis Prevention and Awareness […]


Read More

Faces of Urban Forestry – Clark Young


Clark is the Foreman for the small tree crew at Cheyenne Urban Forestry. He grew up in Star Valley, Wyoming, and  moved to Cheyenne in 2001 to begin with the City of Cheyenne Parks & Rec Department before moving to Forestry. Clark began his career with Cheyenne Urban Forestry in the summer of 2006, and  is […]


Read More

Board Member Bio – Mindy Peep


I am a Wyoming native and Cheyenne transplant since 2013. I am the Marketing Manager at Blue Federal Credit Union and have been serving on the Rooted in Cheyenne board since its inception in 2017. Growing up in western Wyoming, my mother shared her strong passion for gardening food for our family and practicing sustainability […]


Read More

Board Member Bio – Eric Hammer


Eric Hammer has been a Rooted in Cheyenne board member since the beginning of the program. Unlike other board members, Eric doesn’t have a professional background in arboriculture or horticulture, but as a city planner, understands the benefits street trees provide and their pivotal role in placemaking, public health, and sustainability. Eric received his Bachelor […]


Read More

Faces of Urban Forestry – Dave Schindler


Dave is an ISA Certified Aborist, and Foreman at Cheyenne Urban Forestry Division.  He started his career with Cheyenne Urban Forestry in the summer of 1986, and has been enjoying the variety of tree care duties the job offers ever since.  He says that the most satisfying thing about his job is seeing the trees […]


Read More