Seedlings planted as part of local battlefield restoration

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Posted: November 13, 2013

The Winchester Star

Forester Rodney Nice of Conservation Services Inc. in Waynesboro holds a northern red oak sapling like those being planted inside protective tubes at the Third Battle of Winchester battlefield as part of a reforestation project. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Jose Perez of Staunton carries saplings in a bag on his back as he plants trees on the Third Battle of Winchester battlefield on Tuesday as part of a reforestation project. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — The efforts to restore a local Civil War battlefield made progress this week.

Members of the New Market-based Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation (SVBF) planted 1,825 tree…



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