By Michael Boriero
The Cookshire-Eaton public works crew, as well as several volunteers from the town, teamed up with Arbre-Évolution, a solidarity cooperative that aims to connect communities with the environment, to plant 370 trees, as part of the Social Reforestation Program.
This is the first time the program has been implemented in the town, according to a press release. Arbre-Évolution started the program seven years ago with the goal of planting trees in living environments and communities across Quebec.
“The trees planted will meet several needs, such as the creation of islands of freshness, the beautification of living environments and wind reduction, among others,” said Arbre-Évolution project manager Vincent Hamann-Benoit.