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Faces Of Urban Forestry – Tim Cowley


Tim began working part time as a forestry technician with Cheyenne Urban Forestry over a year ago.  He saw it as a great way to enjoy and learn something new each day, after retiring from a lifetime of service including 23 years in the Wyoming and Californian Air National Guard, and 22 years as a […]


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Oliver’s Hope Sepsis Awareness And Prevention Donates to Rooted in Cheyenne in Memory of 15-Month Old Oliver, Who Loved Trees


Planting trees in honor of, and in memory of, loved ones is a powerful symbol.  Trees provide a lasting visual tie to a place and a person, and can become a family and community gathering place to remember people, tell stories, and look to the future. The trees which Oliver’s Hope Sepsis Prevention and Awareness […]


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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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