Kai McArthur, 11, of Hawaii, joins Gerhard Mannsberger, left, chief of the Austria Forest Service, and Niels-Elers Koch, president of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), during a tree planting ceremony Sunday at the International Peace Gardens in Salt Lake City. The IUFRO 24th World Congress kicked off Sunday and began with the planting of four trees as a gift to the host city. The group planted a cedar of Lebanon, a pinyon pine, an American chestnut and a European beech at the peace gardens. The IUFRO World Congress, which runs through Saturday, is the largest international gathering of forest researchers and practitioners in the world.
Forest research congress plants 4 trees as a gift to Salt Lake City
First Published Oct 05 2014 04:03PM • Last Updated Nov 07 2014 10:48 am
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