A group of Kansas Wesleyan University students picked up shovels Friday and planted trees in celebration of Kansas Arbor Day.
According to the school,the students planted the following trees:
- Caddo Sugar Maple – provided by Kansas Wesleyan University
- Bur Oak – provided by the City of Salina
- Spring Snow Crabapple – donated by Waters Earthcare Garden Store
The ceremony fulfilled one of five standards Kansas Wesleyan must meet before submitting their application for recognition as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Currently, five universities and colleges in Kansas hold Tree Campus USA status.
The city of Salina has been recognized as a Tree City USA Community for 28 consecutive years.