Urban Forestry Initiative Tree Planting Events


Former Mayor Oscar B. Goodman, Former Mayor Pro Tem Gary Reese, Deputy Director of Planning Tom Perrigo and Mathew Koepnick from the Nevada Division of Forestry kick off the city’s planting events at City Hall. (From Left to Right) Thomas A. Perrigo, Mayor Pro Tem Reese, Karen Coyne, Mathew Koepnick, and Mayor Goodman take turns filling in the dirt at the City Hall planting event. Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow (front) teamed up with staff from the Leisure Services Department to take time for a quick photo at the Ethel Pearson Park planting event. City employees Rodger Olmstead, Steve Kessler and Edrick Dickens take turns filling in dirt around the newly-planted Aleppo Pine. Councilman Steve Wolfson teamed up with the Neighborhood Services and Planning & Development departments at the All American Park planting event. City employees Mary Ann Price, Peter Lowenstein and Bertral Washington at All American Planting Event planting a Chaste Tree. Councilman Wolfson explaining the importance of trees to the attendees at the All American Park planting event. Councilman Steven D. Ross (center) teamed up with the Human Resources, Fire & Rescue, Leisure Services and Planning & Development departments to plant a Raywood Ash at the Mountain Ridge Park planting event. Melissa Clary and Melissa Hays showing of the banner at the City Hall planting event. Employees from a number of departments joined Assistant Fire Chief Thomas A. Miramontes (left shovel), Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian (center shovel) and Deputy Fire Chief Richard T. Gracia (right shovel) at the Firefighters Memorial Park planting event. KCLV interviews Mathew Koepnick with the Nevada Division of Forestry at the City Hall planting event about tree planting events taking place around the city. Mayor Goodman sharing his passion for trees at the City Hall planting event. Councilman Larry Brown, Doc Romeo (park’s namesake) and Mark Romeo teamed up with staff from the Field Operations, Detentions & Enforcement, Fire & Rescue, Leisure Services and Planning & Development departments to plant a Chaste Tree (left) at Doc Romeo. Councilman Brown (center – back row) with Field Operations staff at the Doc Romeo planting event. Click a thumbnail to the left to change this image

Former Mayor Oscar B. Goodman, Former Mayor Pro Tem Gary Reese, Deputy Director of Planning Tom Perrigo and Mathew Koepnick from the Nevada Division of Forestry kick off the city’s planting events at City Hall.

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