NURSERY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NURSERY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Seneca Nation commits to native-only landscaping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177222-68/native-seneca-plants-species.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177222-68/native-seneca-plants-species.html.csp">Seneca Nation commits to native-only landscaping</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CAROLYN THOMPSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T13:09:11.254-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 01:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cattaraugus Reservation, N.Y. • The Seneca Indian Nation is strengthening its roots to the land with a new commitment to use only indigenous plants and trees in public landscaping. The western New York tribe is believed to be the first to formalize a practice that tribes throughout the country are embracing as a way to preserve Native American culture and the environment. From now on, instead of Austrian pines, Japanese maples and other foreign species, there will be native balsam firs, sugar ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177222@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:09:11 MDT