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Conservation group reaches milestone

by on April 25, 2014 10:50 AM

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy planted its 20,000th tree Thursday on the Ken Black property along Black Road in East Mahoning Township.

Pictured, from left, are Alysha Trexler, watershed scientist; Rod Ruddock, Indiana County commissioner; Ken Black, farm owner; Jennifer Christman, associate vice president for watershed conservation; and Tom Saunders, president and CEO of WPC. (Tom Peel/Gazette photo)

Chief Photographer Tom Peel has been photographing events in the county since 1966. He started with the Gazette while in high school and then came on board full-time in 1969. So if you do something good, bad or just interesting, he will most likely be there to take your picture. Tom can be reached at or 724-465-5555 ext. 275.
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