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GROWING: The federal America the Beautiful program...

GROWING: The federal America the Beautiful program aims to plant a billion trees a year (A5), but even without federal help, local arborists foresee a million new trees in Orange County by decade’s end. . . . The Tree Society of Orange County, only 18 months old, has planted around 2,000 trees and is training volunteers for the big push. Even more important is training people how to care for trees, says a spokesman. “Tree maintenance in this county is very poor.”


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