Tree-planting party takes root along Ten Mile River

From left, Neillan Baptist and Ben Skrelunas worked together to plant a tree on land next to Ten Mile River. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

WINGDALE— Joining together with Housatonic Valley Association, Harlem Valley Homestead ushered in the month of November by inviting the community to a tree-planting party on Saturday, Nov. 3.

While the morning was clouded with dark skies and a burst of rain, volunteers were determined to set up roots along the Ten Mile River — rain or shine. By the afternoon, the weather warmed up and the sun came out, casting a light on the autumn colors. Open to all ages, volunteers planted flowers and trees.

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