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Volunteer Spotlight – Dennis and Mary Kay Hemmer


Dennis and Mary Kay Hemmer have made an extraordinary offer to Rooted in Cheyenne.  Dennis purchased his own 250 gallon water tank so that he could water Rooted in Cheyenne trees this summer.  Watering trees during establishment is vital here in Cheyenne, and their donation of the tank, and their time, will help insure all […]


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Faces of Urban Forestry – Jason Hardy


Jason is one of Cheyenne Urban Forestry’s newest arborists, joining the Urban Forestry team in January 2018.  He is originally from Alabama, where he completed his Bachelor of Science in horticulture at Auburn University.  Jason is a navy veteran. In his free time he enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors. Jason’s favorite tree is white oak- […]


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Board Member Bio – David Ohde


As a native of Iowa, David graduated from Iowa State University with a BS in Landscape Architecture. After serving in US Army Intelligence, David lived and practiced landscape architecture in Missouri and Minnesota before moving to Cheyenne in 1979. He established his firm, David Ohde & Associates, in 1984 and is a licensed landscape architect.   His firm […]


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Board Member Bio – Jacob Mares


Jacob Mares is a Cheyenne native of 35 years, and is a founding board member. He got his start in arboriculture planting trees with the Laramie County Conservation district. In 2012 he joined the City of Cheyenne’s Urban Forestry Department, and spent the next five years planting and caring for the city’s trees. His love […]


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