Trees For Tomorrow

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Trees For Tomorrow in Eagle River is again offering the public the opportunity to purchase trees from  them. Spokesperson Juli Welnetz says offering the public seedlings to plant on their property continues a long tradition...

" They're about two year old seedlings, they're not bare-root, they're in a dirt plug. It goes back to the history of Trees for Tomorrow. We're coming up on 74 years of TFT and we're beginnings were helping landowners reforest after the cutover...."

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The year is 1944. While WWII rages abroad, manufacturers at home strain to keep up the supply of resources. Nine paper and utility companies in northern Wisconsin look at the felled forests around them and decide to form an organization to ensure that there will still be resources for the future.

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Trees for Tomorrow Tuesday received the first installment of a $60,000, three-year commitment to further education at the Eagle River campus.

TransCanada Corporation provided a matching grant to the $60,000 committed over three years by Wisconsin Public Service Foundation in Green Bay, totaling $120,000.

Trees For Tomorrow's Operations Manager Cheryl Todea says the funds will help Trees For Tomorrow continue its mission...