Nebraska Banks Provide More Than 1,000 Tree Seedlings

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Nineteen Nebraska banks are planning to provide 1,425 seedlings to community groups and customers this year to encourage tree planting.

The Nebraska Bankers Association organizes the effort to provide
Norway Spruce trees in celebration of Arbor Day and to promote
environmental stewardship.

Association President George Beattie says planting trees is
something banks across the state do to contribute to their

Since the banks' tree-planting program began in 1990, nearly
149,000 trees have been donated.

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