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Students Learn How to Properly Plant and Care for Trees at the Williams Nursery in Westfield

Union County Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski speaks with (from left) Kendall Ellmer, Carl Sanciangco and Mathieu Papillon, fourth-graders at the St. James School in Springfield, as the students learn how to properly plant and care for trees at the Williams Nursery in Westfield. The seminar for area students is operated by the Union County Shade Tree Commission annually in celebration of Arbor Day. The County of Union provides free trees to schools that have applied for them. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)


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