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Charlottesville Parks & Recreation to begin spring planting Wednesday

Crystal Graham
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The Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Department is ready for spring. The city will being spring planting on Wednesday throughout the city.

In total, the city will be planting 160 trees. The trees are approximately 2.5” caliper at the root collar, with heights for 4 to 10 feet.

Approximately 115 trees will be planted at Charlottesville City Schools, and the remaining trees will be planted throughout the city.

The Parks & Recreation Department also plans to plant a larger number of trees in local parks, streets and rights of ways next spring.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.