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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Board Member Bio – Kenneth Burke


Kenneth Burke comes from a long line of family farmers.  They raised hogs, beef, and milked, grew  crops such as corn, soybeans, sugar beets, wheat, barley, hay and oats.  The entire family also gardened and that is where Kenneth developed his passion for plants and gardening.  After graduating from Iowa State University with a degree […]


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