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Published August 29, 2011, 03:38 PM

UND Group Aims to Help 'Restore the Red' With Dozens of New Trees

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - Some UND students teamed up with elementary students to plant Willow, Cottonwood and Oak trees in the Greenway on Friday.

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - Some UND students teamed up with elementary students to plant Willow, Cottonwood and Oak trees in the Greenway on Friday.

UND's Environmental Law Society got a $3,700 grant through Fulbright Canada to plant 70 trees and bushes. They're calling the project "Restore the Red."

Elementary students helped plant the trees south of the Demers Avenue bridge.

Organizers say this is great for the community as well as helping the students to learn about the environment.

"We just recently started up the Environmental Law Society again, so when we first started, we wanted to make sure we hit the ground running and make sure we can have a positive impact on the city of Grand Forks and the Greenway is a great place to do that," Environmental Law Society president Scott Brand said.

The project was one of 13 in North America to get the grant.

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