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Faces of Urban Forestry- David Ahrens


Originally from Sherburn, Minnesota, David went to South Dakota State University and graduated in May 2018 with a bachelor in wildlife and fisheries science with an emphasis on forestry. He chose a career in forestry to work outside and manage trees that provide many benefits to to the people and environment around them. His favorite […]


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Volunteer Spotlight- John Bando


John has been helping us water trees since last summer as a volunteer. He uses his own truck and gas money to haul our water tank around and water trees for us on his own time. Without help from volunteers like John we would not be able to get all of the trees watered in […]


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Winter Watering


After Rooted in Cheyenne plants a tree, volunteers water that tree periodically for a year, both during summer and, to the surprise of some, in winter. You may have even noticed someone watering your tree this month, even though your tree has no leaves. This is because trees and shrubs need water all year.   […]


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Spotlight On Species


Spotlight on Species Larix laricina, first described in 1773 by Karl Heinrich Emil Koch (1809–1879), is commonly known as Tamarack, Hackmatack, Eastern larch, Black larch, Red larch, or, more widely in the nursery trade as American larch. The word tamarack is the Algonquian name for the species and means “wood used for snowshoes.” The species […]


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Cheyenne 5th Annual Green Industry Workshop


  Cheyenne’s 5th Annual Green Industry Workshop Was a Huge Success Sponsored by:   On January 25, 2019 the Cheyenne Urban Forestry Division hosted the 5th Annual Green Industry Workshop at the Kiwanis Community House. Over 100 professionals from the green industry attended to hear from 6 different speakers. Educational sessions provided professional information, as […]


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