Naturalist group, utility working to aid Central Arkansas tornado recovery one tree at a time

Naturalists group, utility team up to aid recovery after 2023 tornado

Master Naturalist Stephanie Adair ties a ribbon to prevent accidental damage to a new tree at the St. Joseph Center in North Little Rock as part of a project to replace trees lost to tornado damage Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Colin Murphey)
Master Naturalist Stephanie Adair ties a ribbon to prevent accidental damage to a new tree at the St. Joseph Center in North Little Rock as part of a project to replace trees lost to tornado damage Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Colin Murphey)


Central Arkansas residents who lost trees when a tornado swept through the region last March can receive up to two new trees, free of charge, through a program operated by a group of naturalists and volunteers in partnership with Summit Utilities, St.

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