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Faces of Urban Forestry – Gabriel Dye


Hey y’all! I’m Gabriel. I am an ISA certified arborist working for the city of Cheyenne Urban Forestry department. My family and I recently relocated here in August 2018 from Texas. I grew up in Idaho and Maine and went on to receive my bachelors of science in horticulture from Brigham Young University – Idaho. […]


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Mulching


Mulch is important for your trees health! Not only will it enhance the overall look of a new planting, it will have added benefits like retaining moisture and keeping mowers/string trimmers at bay. Take a look at this fact sheet from Rainbow tree care!  


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Volunteer Spotlight- Richard Johnson


 When Richard Johnson’s girlfriend, Kimberly Ley, received her Rooted in Cheyenne tree he saw the excitement she had towards receiving a new tree knowing that she was replacing the canopy for some of our older trees. Once he saw the tree and was made even more aware of the declining tree canopy here in Cheyenne […]


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Spotlight on Species- Hackberry


Hackberry is a North American Shade Tree which thrives on the high plains. It is tolerant of harsh climatic conditions as well as urban abuse. It’s deep-rooted roots rarely lift sidewalks, so is a good choice for tree-lawns. It reaches a height of 45′ and spread of 35′ and has yellow fall color. This tree […]


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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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