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Glen Ellyn plants 173 trees for Parkway Reforestation Program

Published: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 2:17 p.m. CDT

GLEN ELLYN – As part of its Parkway Reforestation Program, the village of Glen Ellyn's Public Works Department planted 173 trees this fall, many of which replace ash trees killed by the emerald ash borer.

A $20,000 reforestation grant from the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus paid for 140 of the trees.

New trees include hybrid elm, apple serviceberry, ginkgo, Kentucky coffeetree,corneliancherry dogwood, silver, American and littleleaf linden, Japanese tree lilac, Ohio and yellow buckeye, Turkish filbert and crabapple.

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