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Artist Series T-Shirt Contest


Calling all Artists! Rooted in Cheyenne is partnering up with Arts Cheyenne to give local artists the opportunity to design a limited edition t-shirt for Rooted in Cheyenne! RIC’s mission is to “reestablish a long-term tree planting program in our city to help support a more diverse and resilient urban canopy and to cultivate greener, […]


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Cottonwoods for Cheyenne By: Sam Cox


Cottonwoods for Cheyenne Sam Cox   It’s no accident that the most common deciduous tree in Cheyenne is the cottonwood, making up about 18% of the street tree canopy (Cheyenne TreePlotter Inventory 2020) and gracing the yards of seemingly every 3rd house in the older parts of the city. One of only a handful of […]


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Volunteer Spotlight – Chris Boswell


“Cheyenne’s a tough place for young trees, between dry conditions, alkaline soil, lots of wind, a short growing season and the seemingly inevitable hailstorms. But with some help, certain young trees can grow and flourish, and that’s what attracted me to Rooted. I’ve been fascinated by the historic Cheyenne Arboretum west of town and what used […]


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Spotlight Board Members- Jacob and Kimberly Mares


Jacob and Kimberly Mares have a passion for trees. As Cheyenne natives they have enjoyed the City’s parks and tree lined boulevards their whole lives. “Volunteering with Rooted in Cheyenne is a way we can give back” says Jacob. As the Exterior Horticulturist at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, Jacob oversees the tree collection and can […]


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Young Trees are Our Future Forest By Mark Ellison


Young Trees are Our Future Forest Invest in care now to reap future benefits By Mark Ellison We recently completed health checks of all trees planted from 2017 through the spring of 2019.  We evaluated the health of each tree and gave a health condition designation of good, fair, poor or dead.  We also evaluated […]


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