Phase 1 of tree canopy project complete in Oswego

The Oswego Renaissance Association has completed Phase I of the Oswego Tree Canopy Project with 38 of the 80 new trees planted.

More than 30 volunteers helped with the planting, including, Novelis employees, Oswego Tree Stewards and Oswego Renaissance Association volunteers. Phase II will take place this coming weekend from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, with 40 red oaks being added to the West Bridge Street corridor.

This project is part of Novelis “Think Globally, Act Locally” Worldwide campaign during the month of October and was made possible by a $25,000 grant to the Oswego Renaissance Association. To volunteer or for more information, contact the ORA via their website oswegonyonline.com or by calling 439-2040.

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