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Video: The tips you need to plant a tree

October 6, 2021 | Justin Gallegos | tips, trees
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Fall is upon us, and one great way to welcome the season is to plant a tree. Trees are important to our environment; they clean the air we breathe, filter rainfall and provide habitat to several animal species.

Trees can also add beauty to your property, and they can help improve your home’s comfort and lower your energy bills.

In the video below, OPPD foresters Aaron Holloway, Michael Norris and Andrew Edson provide tips and guidance while showing the best way to properly plant a tree.

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About Justin Gallegos

Justin Gallegos, an Omaha South High School graduate, is pursuing his education in the fine arts at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is part of the Legacy I3 program at OPPD. Justin works in Corporate Marketing and Communications at the utility. When Justin isn't working, he enjoys spending his free time outdoors, running, creating art, and most importantly, being with his family.

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