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Riparian Tree Project Key To Future Water Quality

Posted: February 28, 2014 at 5 a.m.

A March 8 project will provide shaded walks as volunteers join the Illinois River Watershed Partnership's riparian project at seven locations in Northwest Arkansas.

At A Glance

Where Are The Sites?

Volunteers will plant thousands of trees at seven project sites around Northwest Arkansas on March 8. This year’s locations are:

• Bentonville Community Center, Southwest I Street, south of Arkansas 12

• Gentry Park, trees planted for Flint Creek Power Plant Tree Farm

• Rogers Regional Sports Park, 2150 N. Dixieland Road

• U.S. 62 Trail, Prairie Grove, west of Walmart

• Spring Creek, Grove Street Park, Springdale

• Sager Creek, Bob Henry Park, Siloam Springs

• Townbranch, Tahlequah, Okla.

Source: Staff REport

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Volunteer

To volunteer at the March 8 Riparian Project for Arbor Day visit www.irwp.org/volunteering.

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