DENVER (CBS4)– Residents of the Elyria-Swansea and Globeville districts have received additional help to make their space a little greener this weekend. Volunteers helped plant trees for free at some sites on Saturday.
They even showed homeowners the best way to take care of their trees.
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A neighborhood group recently won a settlement over pollution caused by continued construction on Interstate 70 for the Central 70 project. Some of that settlement money paid for trees that will both contribute to pollution. air and noise.
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“Today we have delivered 70 trees. This is the fourth plantation we are doing in our community and it’s great because I think greenery is life and healthier lungs, ”said community organizer Yadira Sanchez.
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Organizers say they mostly planted oak trees on Saturday, as people are really interested in trees that provide lots of shade.